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Prof. Dr. med. Gerd U. Auffarth MD, FEBO is the Head of the Laboratory, Eye Department Chairman and Director of The David J Apple Center for Vision Research.

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Loving Water

Hydrophilic = Water-Loving

In lab, news, May 31, 2023

Nepal Appeal

Rayner made the first intraocular lens (IOL) 73 years ago, and Harold Ridley made the first IOL operation on 29th November 1949.

In news, Nov 29, 2022

Prize-winning AAO 2022

Chicago. 29 September 2022

In lab, news, Sep 29, 2022

Il gruppo 22 di Milano

In lab, news, Sep 18, 2022

Merci beaucoup Philippe

Heidelberg 18 juilliet 2022.

In lab, news, Jul 18, 2022

In memory of Emanuel Rosen

Heidelberg 23 November 2021. We learn with sadness that Emanuel Rosen died on 20 November. Emanuel was a giant in UK, European and world ophthalmology. He was President of the IIIC, I...

In news, Nov 23, 2021

IOL fixed to the capsulotomy!

Heidelberg, 28 February 2021.

In Clinical , news, Feb 27, 2021

4. Heidelberger Helmholtztage, 27 & 28 November

Die 4. Heidelberger Helmholtztage

In event, news, Oct 03, 2020

Eradicating PCO

A Landmark Contribution to Ophthalmology

In lab, news, Mar 29, 2020

Wolfgang Haigis: in memoriam

Wolfgang Haigis - the scientist known for his formulae - the German Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery (DGII) has announced that Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Haigis, who worked as a ph...

In innovator, news, Oct 18, 2019

lOL opacification after vitrectomy and gas injection

Opacification of hydrophilic intraocular lenses associated with vitrectomy and injection of intraocular gas.** Marcovich AL, Tandogan T, Bareket M, Eting E,3 Kaplan-Ashiri I, Bukelman...

In Dec 27, 2018

(ARCHIVE) Welcome Lucia

Please join me in welcoming Dr Lucia Poggi, Cell Biology Leader to the David J Apple International Laboratory for Ocular Pathology.

In staff, news, Jul 15, 2016

(ARCHIVE) Welcome Sonja

Please join me in welcoming Dr Sonja Schickhardt, Laboratory Leader of the David J Apple International Laboratory for Ocular Pathology.

In staff, news, Jul 01, 2016

Steinbeis Center

Since 1st March 2016, all the laboratory-research, clinical-research and the curatorial work on David Apple’s archive materials: all of what we do is managed within one Steinbeis Rese...

In lab, news, Mar 01, 2016

Seasonal greetings

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

In news, Dec 23, 2015

(Archive) Welcome Patrick

Please join me in welcoming Dr Patrick Merz, Laboratory Leader of the David J Apple International Laboratory for Ocular Pathology.

In lab, news, May 01, 2015


Welcome to the David J Apple Laboratory, home of David Apple’s vision to improve intraocular lenses, cataract surgical techniques, and patient care. Today I am the Professor of Ophtha...

In lab, Jan 07, 2013

Why Heidelberg?

Heidelberg nestles in the valley of the River Neckar near to where it joins the River Rhine in the state of Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

In history, lab, Oct 24, 2012