The winner of the DGII – HOYA Surgical Optics Awards 2018 is Dr. Gerrit R.J. Melles aus Rotterdam, who won a Prize of 5.000€ for the recognition of his outstanding work for the Laminating keratoplasty, especially DMEK (Descemet Mem brane endothelial keratoplasty). The Awards Ceremony was held at the Congress of the DGII (German Speaking Society of IOLs Implantation), which took place this year in Dresden from 16th to 17th February.
The HOYA DGII Scientific Prize of 5,000 € goes always – as explained by the Germany National Sales Manager Gert Haase during the Event in Dresden – to a scientist, who “with passion and engagement, contributes for the research in the domain of the Ophthalmology”.
From left to right: Prof. Dr. med. Burkhard Dick, Dr. Gerrit Melles, Gert Haase, HOYA Surgical Optics National Sales and Key Account Manager (HOYA)