Das gesamte IROC Team wünscht Ihnen besinnliche und harmonische Festtage und einen guten Rutsch ins neue Jahr 2018.

Die Augenklinik ist vom 23.12.2017 bis 07.01.2018 geschlossen.
Wir freuen uns, Sie im neuen Jahr wieder bei uns begrüssen zu dürfen.
The entire IROC team wishes you peaceful and pleasant Christmas and a happy new year 2018.

The Eye Clinic is closed from 23.12.2017 to 07.01.2018.
We are looking forward to welcome you again in the new year.

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Hadassah Ophthalmology Centennial Celebration

Professor Theo Seiler received the special honor to speak at the centennial celebration of the Hadassah University Eye Clinic in Israel. He presented the latest developments in corneal surgery.

IROC eye clinic becomes member of PRIMO MEDICO, a network for medical specialists in the German-speaking countries.

Please find the full press release here.

Convention: BRASCRS 2018 Sao Paulo, Brazil

Professor Theo Seiler received the honor to participate as "Invited Speaker" at the Brazilian Association of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (BRASCRS) on behalf of IROC. In three lectures he presented the latest developments in refractive surgery (PRK, LASIK, SMILE) and corneal crosslinking.

Publication: Corneal crosslinking (CXL) with 18-mW/cm2 irradiance and 5.4-J/cm2 radiant exposure - early postoperative safety (Fischinger I, Seiler TG, et al.)

Please find the full article here.

Convention: ASCRS 2018 in Washington D.C.

As every years, IROC ophthalmologists were present at the annual meeting of the "American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)". Professor Theo Seiler educated ophthalmologists from all over the world in instructional courses how to use customized Crosslinking (CXL) and presented new scientific data in oral presentations. In addition, an interview was recorded about "customized Crosslinking".

Cover story in "Ocular Surface News": Emerging strategies yield improvements in keratoconus management (Seiler TG)

Please find the full article here.

Publication: Interface Bonding With Corneal Crosslinking (CXL) After LASIK Ex Vivo (Seiler TG, Engler M, Beck E et al.)

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Convention: Annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology 2017 in New Orleans

We congratulate Professor Theo Seiler for being honored with the "Presidential Recognition Award" of the AAO in 2017. In addition, IROC ophthalmologists presented their research results in several talks and posters.

Publication: Bridging medicine and biomedical technology: enhance translation of fundamental research to patient care (Raff AB, Seiler TG, Apiou-Sbirlea G)

Please find the full article here.

Hall of Fame of the Hospital Oftalmológico de Sorocaba

Professor Theo Seiler was honored to immortalize himself as the father of corneal crosslinking (CXL) with his handprint in the Hall of Fame of the Hospital Oftalmológico de Sorocaba. In 2013 he already received a star with his name in the Walk of Fame in front of the Hospital.

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Convention: Annual meeting of the "German ophthalmological Society" in Berlin

IROC ophthalmologists presented their research results in several oral presentations. Professor Theo Seiler gave an educational talk at the "Commision for Refractive Surgery" for refractive surgeons from the German speaking countries. In addition, Dr. Theo G. Seiler was invited to contribute to the DOG-Convention newspaper.

Convention: European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons 2017 in Lisbon

IROC ophthalmologists presented their research results in 6 oral talks. Beside scientific presentations, IROC ophthalmologists also educated ophthalmologists from all over the world in 4 instructional courses.

Membership in the PRIMO MEDICO network confirmed

Professor Theo Seiler has been awarded with the "Seal of the Year 2017" by Asmus Grebbin, Managing Director of PRIMO MEDICO.

Convention: Annual meeting of the "Swiss ophthalmological Society" in Davos

IROC ophthalmologists presented their scientific results regarding corneal diseases in oral presentations.

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Publication: Tomography-Guided Customized CXL (Seiler TG, Frueh BE, Seiler T)

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Publication: Flexible Optical Waveguides for Uniform Periscleral Cross-Linking (Kwok SJJ, Kim M, Lin HH, Seiler TG et al.)

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Publication: One Easy Way to optimize CXL: CUSTOMIZE IT! (Seiler TG, Seiler T)

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Please find the full article here.

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Customized crosslinking and Brillouin microscopy available now in IROC eye clinic in Zurich

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Since the beginning of 2017, IROC offers Customized Crosslinking, a treatment option for tailor-made therapy of keratoconus. At the same time, IROC has developed Brillouin microscopy in cooperation with Harvard University. This is an innovative diagnostic procedure, which allows the attending physician a superior diagnosis of keratoconus. Read more In the information sheet "Customized Crosslinking", which you can find in our section "Information brochures", the details of this procedure are explained. You can request these brochures to be send to you via email in information brochures section. Read less

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Collaboration with the Schwind company

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Starting from spring 2016 our eye doctors in IROC are working with the laser AMARIS 1050RS that is developed by Schwind company. Read more The current issue of the Schwind Newsletter contains an interesting report on Prof. Seiler, his achievements and awards as an ophthalmologist, as well as his experience working with the new Schwind laser. Read less

DOG Berlin

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With more than 4850 participants from over 70 countries, the DOG 2016 - as the largest and most important congress of ophthalmology in Germany, takes place in Berlin from 01. 10.-04. 10. 2016.

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Aegean Cornea Meeting Crete, Greece

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Since 1992, the world's most talented anterior segment surgeons meet twice a year in different locations of the Aegean Islands to share their latest knowledge and experience. Read more Twenty-five years ago, the LASIK procedure was used for the first time in Crete and this is why the 13th Aegean Corneal Meeting was held this year in Crete from 29. 06. - 05. 07. 2016. Read less

DOC Nuremberg, Germany

From 09. 06. - 11. 06. 2016. International Congress of German Ophthalmologists (DOC) will take place in Nuremberg. Read more Renowned experts from all over the world will present innovations and further developments and discuss them openly and intensively with the auditorium. Prof. Seiler will give a lecture on the subject of ultra-thin DSEK - a variant of corneal transplantation - at the DOC on June 10th as an expert in this field. Prof. Seiler will also report on the precise work with the femtosecond laser LDV Z8 by Ziemer in the field of corneal and cataract surgery. Read less

XIV Congress of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Sao Paulo, Brazil

The International Congress of Cataract and Refractive Surgery has been organized since 1983 by the Sociedade Brasileira de Catarata e Cirurgia Refrativa and is definitely one of the largest and best events in the world in this specialty. Congress will be held from 30. 05.-03. 06. 2016.

Medal of Science Ceramony

On 27th of May 2016, the Bahcesehir University Medal of Science will be awarded to Prof. Seiler. Read more This medal of honor is given to him as recognition of his innovative developments and contributions to the science of ophthalmology. Read less

I Care Meeting Alexandria, Egypt

From 21. 04. - 22. 04. 2016., the I Care Meeting will take place in Alexandria, where Prof. Seiler was invited as a guest of honor.

Ophthalmological Basic Course Munich, Germany

The Ophthalmological Foundation Course is organized by the DOG and the Association of Ophthalmological Chairholders. In the basic course, well-known experts provide well-founded and clinically relevant information about diagnoses and therapies in ophthalmology. Read more The basic course also includes the knowledge required for the specialist examination. As in the past year, Prof. Seiler is invited as an expert in order to convey his knowledge and experience to aspiring ophthalmologists. The Course will be held from 19. 04. - 20. 04. 2016. Read less

DGII Mannheim

The 30th Congress of the German-speaking Society for Intraocular Lens Implantation, Interventional and Refractive Surgery (DGII) will take place on 12th and 13th of February 2016.

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Frankfurt further training course for refractive surgery

The Frankfurt further training course for refractive surgery will take place on 28th of Novembrer 2015.

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AAO Las Vegas

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The AAO Las Vegas will take place from 11. 11. - 15. 11. 2015.

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ESCRS Barcelona

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Founded in 1991, the ESCRS is Europe's leading organization for cataract and refractive surgery and is at the forefront of developments in anterior ocular surgery. The organization has more than 5,000 members from nearly 100 countries worldwide. Event is held from 05. 09. - 07. 09. 2015.

Specialist examination at the University of Nairobi

Prof. Seiler takes the specialist exam for ophthalmologists in Nairobi. He was invited as an external examiner to the University of Nairobi and examines Nairobi's future ophthalmologists in the practical medical exam to their knowledge. Further information can be found at http://opthalmology.uonbi.ac.ke/

Intracular Implant & Refractive Society, India

28th International Congress of German Ophthalmic Surgeons from 11th to 13th of June 2015

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ARVO Annual Meeting in Denver 2015

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ARVO is the largest and most respected research institution in the world that deals with sight and vision. Read more At it's annual meetings, it allows young and perspective ophthalmologists to present their scientific work and research results. This year, our two assistant physicians, Theo Seiler Junior and Isaak Fischinger, were present and presented their research results compiled in the IROC. Read less

Ophthalmological Basic Course of the German Ophthalmological Society at the Venice International University

The basic Ophthalmology course is organized by the DOG and the Association of Ophthalmic Chair Owners. Read more The course provides the necessary knowledge for the examination of the specialist examination with well-known experts and focuses on diagnoses, differential diagnoses and therapies in the field of ophthalmology. As in the past year, Prof. Seiler is invited as an expert in order to convey his knowledge and experience to aspiring ophthalmologists. Read less

21st Annual Scientific Conference of the British Society of Refractive Surgery

29th Congress of the German-Speaking Society for Intraocular Lens Implantation, Interventional and Refractive Surgery (DGII)

Collaboration with the Schwind company

1st Red Sea Ophthalmology Symposium

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10th International Congress of Corneal Cross-Linking December 5 + 6, 2014 | Zurich, Switzerland

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With the participation of Prof. Dr. Dr. Theo Seiler, dr. Tobias Koller, dr. Michael Wolff and PD Dr. med. Aharon Wegner will host the 10th International Crosslinking Congress in Zurich. IROC makes its contribution in the form of lectures by Prof. Seiler and Dr. med. Koller. The IROC team is also on site and contributes to the smooth running of the congress.

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