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German ophthalmologist received a medal named after the first director of the Ufa Eye Research Institute Professor Victor Odintsov.

Date:07.06.2016
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07062016 photo news.jpgGerman ophthalmologist received a medal named after the first director of the Ufa Eye Research Institute Professor Victor Odintsov for the first time in Ufa, Russia.
The first medal of the Academic Council of the Institute was awarded to the well-known ophthalmologist, founder of a direction in the treatment of corneal diseases, Deputy Medical Director of Hospital Hoyerswerda (Germany) PD. Dr. Gregor Wollensak, who developed a corneal collagen cross-linking method. This award is unique and will be awarded to scientists for their outstanding achievements in ophthalmology.
The ceremony took place during the VII International Conference on Ophthalmic Surgery "East - West-2016", June 2-3, Ufa, the Bashkir State Opera and Ballet Theatre. About a thousand of the leading specialists, medical directors of ophthalmic clinics, Heads of Ophthalmological Departments from different cities of Russia, CIS countries, delegates from more than 17 foreign countries traditionally gathered in the Bashkir capital to discuss the latest trends in the field of ophthalmology. Plenary meetings, training courses, satellite symposia: new phaco technologies, treatment of retinal and vitreous body diseases, cornea pathology, refractive surgery, diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma, inflammatory eye diseases, pediatric ophthalmopathology, injury of eye, eye care assistance are scheduled during the two days.

The conference was opened with Live Surgery from the Ufa Eye Research Institute; the surgeries were performed by leading surgeons from Ufa, Yekaterinburg and Izhevsk. "Live Surgery" has traditionally been an integral part of the annual meeting of ophthalmologists.
East West 2016 Conference is timed to the 90th anniversary of the Ufa Eye Research Institute. The Institute has a strong reputation as one of the leading ophthalmological institutions of Russia and Bashkortostan, is the center of high ophthalmic technologies including cataract surgery, pathology of the retina and vitreous, refractive surgery. 

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