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Organisation Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital Lübeck
Position Fellow to JKG Dart, Cornea and External Disease Specialist Moorfields Eye Hospital/University of London
Fellow to JRO Collin, Adnexal Service Moorfields Eye Hospital/University of London Honorary Research
Fellow, Wound Healing Group, Prof. PT Khaw, Department of Pathology, Institute of Ophthalmology/London
Qualifications MD, Facharzt für Augenheilkunde (equivalent to FRCOpth), Full GMC-registration as Specialist in Ophthalmology
Clinical Achievements

1992 to 1994 Initiation, Development and Organisation of Corneal Graft Surgery Clinic, Dep. of Ophthalmology Lübeck, Prof. Dr. Bastian
1994 to 1997 Development and Organisation of Refractive Surgery Clinic, Dep. of Ophthalmology Lübeck, Prof. Dr. Laqua
1996 to 1997 Development and Organisation of Glaucoma Clinic Dep. of Ophthalmology Lübeck

I established the following surgical and diagnostic techniques:

At the Department of Ophthalmology at the Medical University Lübeck:
Computerized videokeratoscopy Refractive and therapeutic
Excimer laser surgery Diode-Laser thermokeratoplasty
Picosecond laser therapy
Impressioncytology Amniotic membrane transplantation

At Moorfields Eye Hospital/London:
Submandibular gland transplantation
Corneal fluorometry
Confocal microscopy

Prizes 1999 Leonhard-Klein Award of the German Charity Council (DEM 5.000)
2000 Norman Rowe Prize of the British Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (GBP 300)
2000 Research promotion prize of the Dry Eye Study group of the German College of Ophthalmologists (BVA) for a multicentre study for the development of a nutritional tear substitute (DEM 5.000)
2000 First film prize in the category "Orbital and adnexal surgery" at the 13th meeting of the German Ophthalmic Surgeons
Professional Organisations German Ophthalmological Society (since 1993)
German Society for the Implantation of Intraocular Lenses and Refractive Surgery (since 1994)
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (since 1994)
European Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery (since 1994)
International Ocular Surface Society (since 1999)
Oxford Ophthalmic Congress (1999)
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