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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

Expat Expo ELZA Screening Kertakonus

Screening at the Expat Expo 2017 – Dietikon

Light for Sight Foundation conducts free screenings for keratoconus Dietikon, Switzerland – On Sunday, September 3, 2017 the Light for ...

SmILE biomechanically more solid than flap-based laser surgery

SmILE provides a biomechanically more solid residual cornea than flap-based approaches. SmILE more solid than flap-based refractive laser surgery: this ...
New Research Laboratory for Ocular Cell Biology and Biomechanics

Our new Research Laboratory at USC Roski Eye Institute

New Research Laboratory for Ocular Cell Biology and Biomechanics at the USC Roski Eye Institute After 4 years of preparation, ...
Algorithm predicts CXL effect

A new algorithm to predict the Cross-Linking effect

New algorithm predicts CXL effect and might help to treat keratoconus corneas thinner than 400 µm. Algorithm predicts CXL effect: ...
CXL at the slit lamp

Why perform corneal cross-linking at the slit lamp?

CXL at the slit lamp may provide access to all. Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today Europe April 2017: ELZA member and ...
Polish Ophthalmological Society 2017

ELZA at 2017 Meeting of Polish Ophthalmological Society

Annual Meeting of the Polish Ophthalmological Society 2017 The ELZA founder Farhad Hafezi gives an invited lecture on "Past, Present ...

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