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Singapore winner!

Winner at the Film Festival 2021 of the Asia Pacific Association of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons in Singapore. First prize in the category, **Corneal surgery:** was awarded to **Prof. dr med.Gerd U. Auffarth for the film entitled _First clinical experiences with an artificial hydrophilic acrylic endothelial Lamellar End stage Bullous keratopathy.

In lab, news, Aug 01, 2021

Comparing preloaded IOL-injector systems

Heidelberg, 15 June 2021. We are very pleased to see our paper on the comparison of IOL-injectors published in this month’s Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. In an in vitro ...

In lab, news, Jun 15, 2021

Corneal Centre to Periphery: Astigmatism Changes

Researchers looked at the corneal topography data collected by a Scheimpflug device. With-the-rule (WTR) astigmatism was the most prevalent (53%), 34% had against-the.rule (ATR), and 13% had oblique. The decrease of the cylinder power with the diameter differed significantly between the three types.

In lab, news, Apr 08, 2021

Using ANTERION® to assess IOL opacification.

Heidelberg, 29 March 2021: We are pleased to share the results of our latest study showing a morphological-functional correlation between the influence of an IOL’s localised calcifica...

In lab, news, Mar 29, 2021

IOL fixed to the capsulotomy!

The European Multicenter Trial of the IOL-Optic to the capsulotomy made by Femtosecond-Laser. We found it produced less decentration, less tilt, less rotation. We have shared the data of the trial in our open access publication in The American Journal of Ophthalmology.

In Clinical , news, Feb 27, 2021

Glistening through the years

Heidelberg, 5 February, 2021. We are pleased to report that our latest research paper is published today in the Ophthalmology and Therapy journal: Quantification of the In Vitro Predi...

In Research, History, Feb 05, 2021

Reversible Trifocality

Heidelberg October 2020. We are pleased to see our case report on reversible trifocality published in the October edition of the American Journal of Ophthalmology Case Reports. We pre...

In clinical, news, Dec 01, 2020

Remember 29th November!

Today, 29th November 2020, marks the 71st anniversary of the first implantation of an intraocular lens (IOL) by Sir Harold Ridley in 1949.

In news, history, Nov 29, 2020

Congratulations Max!

Maximilian Hammer, a research student working in our team at the David J Apple Lab, has won the 2020 MLP Medical Excellence Scholarship. Max began his medical studies at Heidelberg University in 2016. He is currently mainly working on projects on the emulsification of silicone oils used as intraocular endotamponades.

In Laboratory, News, Nov 26, 2020

CSI: Heidelberg. Episode 4 DMEK with EndoArt®

The EndoArt®, by EyeYon Medical, is an off-the-shelf artificial implant for partial keratoplasty. The implant works by blocking the inflow of aqueous humor into the cornea, thus reducing corneal edema. To date, two patients have received the implant, and both have performed very well.

In news, Clinical, Oct 11, 2020