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Burkhard Dick

The Power List 2016

Burkhard Dick

Professor of Ophthalmology and Chairman, University Eye Hospital Bochum

Throughout his career, Burkhard has covered the full spectrum of eye surgery, and regularly performs cataract surgeries, LASIK procedures, phakic IOL implantations, glaucoma operations, corneal transplants and pars plana vitrectomies. One of the first surgeons in Europe to adopt the femtosecond laser for cataract surgery, Burkhard is a world authority on its use. 

The author of several books and more than 300 articles, he is an active member of numerous ophthalmologic associations, and has received a number of international awards such as the Waring Medal in 2014, and the Visionary Award of AECOS in 2015.

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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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