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Theo Seiler

The Power List 2016

Theo Seiler

Founder of the Institute of Refractive and Ophthalmic Surgery (IROC), Zürich

Theo Seiler’s doctorates in physics and medicine enabled him to become a pioneer of modern refractive surgery. Among his achievements are the development of the first clinical dye laser and the invention of corneal crosslinking, he also performed the first ever PTK, PRK and wavefront-laser guided surgical techniques on the human eye, and was also the first to combine LASIK and rapid CXL. Seiler is a specialist in corneal and refractive therapy, physiologic optics, lasers in ophthalmology, and anterior segment surgery.

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100 reasons to be proud

Welcome to The Power List 2016 – our second foray into the Top 100 most influential people in the world of ophthalmology.

Though we realize our list can (and should) never be definitive, who can argue that the faces within – both familiar and new – do not beautifully highlight the brilliance and diversity found within the field?

Here, we celebrate 100 reasons to be proud of ophthalmology.

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