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ELZA Institute в Швейцарии – это уникальное сочетание высококвалифицированных офтальмологов, физиков и научных исследователей, которые готовы предоставить Вам самoе лучшее лечение.


Latest News

PACK-CXL: Cross-linking the cornea… to conquer infection

EyeWorld’s Jonathan Kahn (JK) interviews Farhad Hafezi (FH) for a PACK-CXL update. Transcript JK: Good morning from the ESCRS conference in Vienna Austria. We're pleased to have again Dr. Farhad ...
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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.

Swiss Eye Laser Surgeon among the 100 top most influential people in ophthalmology

The ELZA founder Farhad Hafezi has been voted by his peers onto the Powerlist 2018, a list of the 100 top most influential people in ophthalmology. This is the third ...
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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

PACK-CXL: Cross-linking the cornea… to conquer infection

EyeWorld’s Jonathan Kahn (JK) interviews Farhad Hafezi (FH) for a PACK-CXL update. Transcript JK: Good morning from the ESCRS conference ...

K-MAP at ESCRS 2018

Farhad Hafezi was interviewed by Eyetube on the K-MAP keratoconus prevalence study at ESCRS 2018. Transcript Hi, my name is ...

Growing the Refractive Surgery Market: Better Outcomes and Big Data

Prof. Hafezi an a video interview with EyeWorld at ESCRS 2018. Farhad Hafezi was interviewed by EyeTube on what he thinks is ...

ELZA at ESCRS 2018

The ELZA Institute's surgeons and researchers spent four days in Vienna at the 36th Congress of the ESCRS, and went ...
Farhad Hafezi presenting at the 19th Annual Congress of Serbian Ophthalmologists at the Kopaonik Grand Hotel

Cross-Linking beyond keratoconus

Why did the Serbian military offer to fly Prof. Farhad Hafezi in a helicopter to a ski resort in early ...

Understanding your eye’s strengths and weaknesses

"For most people, seeing a “cone” for the first time is quite surprising. They ask: How can the eye of ...

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