Eberhard Spoerl studied at Elementary School in Plauen and Secondary School in Plauen, Dresden, Germany. He studied physics at Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany, and specialized in low temperature physics. He received a diploma in physics. Spoerl worked as a Scientific Assistant at Technical University of Dresden. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in 1992. Since 1993, he was the Head of the Laboratory for Biomechanics at the Department of Ophthalmology of Technical University of Dresden. His fields of research are in biomechanics of the cornea and glaucoma, crosslinking of collagen tissues, and influence of hormones on the biomechanics of the cornea, sclera, and optic nerve head.
Biography Updated on 10 July 2014