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Theo Seiler

The Power List 2014


Theo Seiler

Theo Seiler’s doctorates in physics and medicine enabled him to become a pioneer of refractive surgery. Among his achievements are the development of the first clinical dye laser and the invention of corneal crosslinking (CXL); 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 founded the renowned Institute for Refractive and Ophthalmic Surgery (IROC) in 2002.


Part of the Power List 2014

The 100 most influential people

Who are the 100 most influential people in ophthalmology?
That’s the question we posed to ourselves – and then to you – over two months ago, ahead of open nominations and a painstaking judging process. Here, without further ado, we celebrate the answer.

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