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ELZA is highly active in research, education, and teaching, both nationally and internationally.

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Awards and Distinctions

Given to ELZA members in the past 20 years for their contributions in ophthalmology.


Our research laboratory at the University of Zurich

The ELZA co-founder Prof. Farhad Hafezi is running a research laboratory at the University of Zurich, Switzerland. The main foci are corneal biomechanics (keratoconus) and ocular cell biology.

Visit the CABMM’s website here.


We proudly announce that the second edition of our medical textbook “Corneal Cross-Linking” will soon appear with Slack Inc. The book is edited by ELZA Founder Farhad Hafezi (University of Geneva & USC Los Angeles) and J. Bradley Randleman (USC Los Angeles). It is the oldest and most complete international textbook on cross-linking technology.

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Our International humanitarian initiative

To increase awareness about keratoconus in children.
To disseminate information amongst parents and children.
To treat children with keratoconus in National Reference Sites.
To perform research to identify the causes of keratoconus.

Visit the Light for Sight website here.


ELZA in the global “Top 40 under 40”

 We are proud to announce that our co-founder and head of Strategy and BD&L, Nikki Hafezi, MASIP ETHZ, was voted by her peers among the Top 40 under 40 in the British journal “The Ophthalmologist. This list comprises “the most important upcoming personalities in global opthalmology“.

Mrs Hafezi also serves as CEO of EMAGine SA.

See the online version of the PowerList “Top 40 under 40” here, and read the PDF here.

Developing the future of Cross-Linking Technology

ELZA members co-founded a Spin-Off Company: EMAGine SA.

EMAGine SA develops a cross-linking device that will fit on a slit lamp.

The device will allow for treatment outside an operating theatre.

Visit EMAGine’s website here.

ELZA Posts

How to cross-link extremely thin corneas

January 2017. Eye World Interview with Dr. Sabine Kling and Prof. Farhad Hafezi. The interview shows how thin corneas will ...

Chinese translation of the Hafezi/Randleman Cross-Linking textbook

January 2017. University of Wenzhou, China. The textbook "Corneal Cross-Linking" by Farhad Hafezi and J. Bradley Randleman is the oldest ...

Red Sea Ophthalmology Symposium 2017

January 2017. Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Prof. Hafezi from the ELZA Institute is an invited speaker at RSOS 2017. Intense discussions about ...

November 2016: ELZA at Narayana Nathralana in Bangalore, India

ELZA at Narayana Nathralana in Bangalore, India. The ELZA Institute gave a series of keynote lectures on corneal cross-linking at ...

October 2016: ELZA and CME in the Middle East

ELZA and CME for ophthalmologists in the Middle East ELZA and CME for ophthalmologists in the Middle East: The Focal ...
DOG Berlin 2016

October 2016: ELZA talks about cross-linking at DOG Berlin 2016

DOG Berlin 2016 The ELZA member Prof. Farhad Hafezi speaks on modern cross-linking therapy and his CXL experience that started ...

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