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The most important upcoming personalities in global opthalmology
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An international initiative founded by ELZA members

– 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

ELZA members help develop the future of Cross-Linking

– ELZA members co-founded a Spin-Off Company: EMAGine SA
– EMAGine SA is developping a cross-linking device that will fit on any slit lamp
– This device will allow for the treatment of keratoconus and corneal infection outside an operating theatre

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2015: 40 years of USC Eye Institute

USC Eye Institute, University of Southern California, Los Angeles. Farhad Hafezi is one of 8 invited speakers for the 40th year ...
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2015 International Conference on Ocular Infections 2015

ICOI 2015 in Barcelona. The ELZA member Farhad Hafezi will speak about corneal infections as one of the keynote speakers ...
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CXL in children

Cross-Linking in children: distinct early improvement at 12 weeks after CXL

CXL for progressive keratoconus in a 12-year-old boy from San Francisco that came to ELZA for treatment. The topography shows a ...
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Cigarette smoking increases intraocular pressure

Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. First report showing that chronic smokers may have an elevated intraocular pressure. Read here ...
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Enterprising Ophthalmology

The Ophthalmologist. How to enterprise ophthalmology: 3 parties, 3 countries, 3 approaches, with the ELZA Institute. Read here ...
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SAMIR 2015

2015. SAMIR Marrakech

Moroccon Society for Refractive Surgery and Implantology Farhad Hafezi. Invited speaker. See the program here ...
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