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Camiel J. F. Boon

Professor of Ophthalmology and Consultant Ophthalmologist, Amsterdam University Medical Centers and Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands

The biggest breakthrough in the field over the last two decades...

When I started my PhD in 2005, anti-VEGF injections had just been introduced. No one could believe what they saw, in terms of efficacy. I feel fortunate to have experienced this true revolution in the field of retina. Anti-VEGF treatment has saved the eyesight of countless patients.

Part of the Power List 2017

Top 50 rising stars

Thanks to the demographics of the developed world, the future of eyecare looks like it will be one of limited resources and rising patient burden.

So who will lead ophthalmology over the next few decades and shape its future? To find out, we asked you, our readers, to vote for ophthalmology’s Top 50 rising stars… and here they are.

Welcome to the 2017 Power List.

In 2018, The Ophthalmologist will be recognising the Top 100 pioneers and game-changers in the field of ophthalmology.

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