Professor Gerd U. Auffarth, world-renowned cataract expert and scientific advisor of Eyedeal Medical, received AAO Lifetime Achievement Award

The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) recently presented Professor Gerd U. Auffarth, scientific advisor of Xi’an Eyedeal Medical Technology Co., Ltd. with the Lifetime Achievement Award for his outstanding contributions to the society and the ophthalmic profession. The American Academy of Ophthalmology is the world’s largest association of ophthalmologists and surgeons. It is a global community with 32,000 physicians.

Gerd U. Auffarth,MD.PhD.Prof

Professor Gerd U. Auffarth is a world-renowned cataract specialist, a pioneer of IOL surgery, a member of the Board of Directors of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, executive Chairman and professor of the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Heidelberg, Germany, head of the renowned David J. Apple Laboratory, and Director of the International Center for Vision Correction Research.

For many years, Prof. Gerd U. Auffarth has specialized in cataract, refractive, corneal and glaucoma surgery, especially in the field of IOLs and biomaterials for cataract and ophthalmic laser surgery, and is one of the world’s preeminent experts on IOLs, dedicated to providing help to ophthalmic patients through his research.