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Boris Malyugin

Professor of Ophthalmology, Deputy Director General (R&D, Edu), S. Fyodorov Eye Microsurgery Complex, Russia

What is the single biggest challenge facing your field in 2022 – and beyond?

The number of patients needing eye care is outgrowing the number of practising ophthalmologists, ultimately leading to a limited access to eye care in many regions of the world and a further rise in unnecessary blindness.

Predictions for your field…

Many functions normally ascribed to the physician, such as diagnostics, treatment planning, as well as tracking of disease progression, will be most likely replaced by machines using AI in the near future.

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From ocular oncology to tackling neglected diseases, our 2020 Power Listers are making their mark on ophthalmology – and beyond.

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This year we have 50 of the best inventors, mentors, emerging leaders, surgical pioneers and champions of change. With our “Five Top Tens,” we hope to showcase the best, the brightest, and the most forward-thinking that ophthalmology has to offer.

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100 reasons to be proud

This is the third time we have tried to map the Top 100 most influential people in the world of ophthalmology. The list includes surgeons, scientists, engineers, CEOs and more, and each one of them has been voted for by you, our readers.

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