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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


September 2016: International CXL Experts’ Meeting in Zurich

International CXL Experts' Meeting Zurich on December 2-3, 2016 The International CXL Experts' Meeting 2016 Zurich, organized by the Light ...
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September 2016: PACK-CXL here to stay

Ocular Surgery News Europe Edition PACK-CXL here to stay? Cover Story in the September edition of Ocular Surgery News Europe ...
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September 2016: treat corneal infections at the slit lamp

Copenhagen, Denmark. Video Interview at ESCRS 2016 on treating corneal infections at the slit lamp using corneal cross-linking ...

September 2016: Video Interview, Slit Lamp Cross-Linking

ESCRS Copenhagen 2016 EyeTube Video Interview with ELZA founder Farhad Hafezi: a new technology to perform cross-linking at the slit ...

September 2016: ELZA at ESCRS 2016 Copenhagen

Copenhagen, Denmark. ELZA's presence at the EUCornea and ESCRS meeting: Six presentations in Symposia and Courses. Also, we held our ...
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Medical Textbook on Corneal Cross-Linking, 2nd edition

Slack Inc., Thorofare, New Jersey We proudly announce that the second edition of our medical textbook "Corneal Cross-Linking" will soon ...

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