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

Thursday, 19 July 2018
13:30 – 15:10hrs
Lanna Ballroom 3
Symposium (S6): Variety is the Spice of Life
Optical Purity of Monofocal IOLs
(8 minutes presentation with 2 minutes discussion)
Friday, 20 July 2018
07:15 – 08:15hrs
Sukhothai Room 2
Meet-The-Experts
Table 3: IOLs
Saturday, 21 July 2018
07:20 – 07:50hrs
Lanna Ballroom 2
Sunrise Lectures
Preloaded Systems: Ins and Outs
(10 minutes presentation)
14:00 – 15:40hrs
Sukhothai Room 2
Symposium (S15): What I am Doing Differently This Year – Embracing Change
• Co-chair with Ronald YEOH and Graham BARRETT
• Out of the Box Toric Solutions (8 minutes presentation with 2 minutes discussion)
16:00 – 17:30hrs
Lanna Ballroom 2
Symposium (S16): Achieving Nirvana – Top Cataract Surgery Tips
(5 minutes video presentation)