The Power List 2018
Founder, Instituto Zaldivar, Mendoza, Argentina
Roberto has designed more than 60 original instruments used for surgical ophthalmic practice and has collaborated with numerous companies in the development of technology including: STAAR Surgical, Nidek, ASICO, Technolas, ASICO, IntraLase, AMO, Carl Zeiss Meditech and Rumex. One of his major accomplishments was introducing excimer laser technology in Latin America. Roberto has received many accolades over the course of his career, including an Achievement Award from the AAO in 1999 and the Jan Worst Medal Award from the ASCRS in 2010. Last year in 2017, he gave the Honorary Lecture at DOC and the Benedetto Strampelli SOI Medal Lecture and received the IIRSI gold medal.