Prof. Dr. Auffarth is chairman of the Dept. of Ophthalmology, University of Heidelberg, head of the International Vision Correction Centre (IVCRC), and director of the David J. Apple International Laboratory for Ocular Pathology in Heidelberg, Germany, which is devoted to research on intraocular ophthalmic devices, recently relocated from South Carolina.Prof. Dr. Auffarth was selected in 2014 as one of the top 20 most influential ophthalmologists of the world. His research interests include cataract surgery, intraocular lenses, implants, viscoelastics, refractive laser technology and surgery; diagnostic tools, and the cornea. He has received more than 130 awards for his scientific work and has given more than 1,000 lectures and presentations at numerous scientific conferences worldwide. Prof. Dr. Auffarth has served on the board of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS) and is currently President of the German Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery (DGII).

Summary of Presentations

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Thursday, 03 October 2019
Gyoun Room, 4F
09:40 – 09:48hrs S1-8
S1: KATANA – The Cutting Edge in Phaco & IOLs (08:30–10:00hrs)
Glistenings and Straylight: Why Purity of Biomaterials Matters
Kobu Room, 3F
10:30 – 10:45hrs
MC5: Mastering Multifocals & Presbyopia (10:30–12:00hrs)
Patient Selection?
Friday, 04 October 2019
Gyoun Room, 4F
12:45 – 13:45hrs
IS7: HOYA Lunch Symposium (12:45 – 13:45hrs)
Vivinex™ Toric Can Rule the Market
Gyoun Room, 4F S5: PRESBYOPIA – Elegant Solutions (14:00–15:40hrs)
- Chair: Yoshihiko NINOMIYA, Benjamin CABRERA, Gerd AUFFARTH
Saturday, 05 October 2019
Suiun Room, 3F
16:40 – 16:45hrs S12-9
S12: WISDOM OF THE SAMURAI – Top Cataract Surgery Tips (16:00–17:30hrs)
(5 minutes video presentation)