Carsten H. Meyer

Pallas Clinic, Switzerland

Carsten H. Meyer holds an M.D. degree and serves as a specialist in vitreoretinal diseases. He went to medical schools in Freiburg (🇩🇪), Innsbruck (🇦🇹), and Oxford (🇬🇧) and obtained his medical degree from the University of Munich, Munich, Germany. Dr. Meyer completed his Residency at the University Eye Hospital, Luebeck, Germany, and in 1999 pursued a 2-year vitreoretinal research Fellowship at the Duke Eye Center, Durham, NC, USA. He returned to Germany and became an Assistant Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology, Philipp-University, Marburg, 🇩🇪. He was appointed at the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Bonn, Bonn, 🇩🇪, in 2006 and became Professor in 2007. His main research interests include imaging vitreoretinal structures, retinal bear tracks, chromovitrectomy, and novel treatments in age-related macular degeneration. Dr. Meyer is an editorial board member of several ophthalmic journals and serves as a reviewer in more than 55 peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Meyer has published >40 book chapters, >240 articles in peer reviewed Journals with a cumulative impact factor > and counts >5900 citations with H-Index of 42, i10-Index 132. He received the AAO Achievement Award (2008); holds membership in the Retina Society, Club Jules Gonin, EURETINA, Deutsche Ophthalmologische Gesellschaft (DOG), Marquis Who’s Who, ORBIS; and is a dedicated examiner in the panel of the European Board of Ophthalmology (EBO). As of 2012 he became the Head Surgeon of the Department of Ophthalmology, Pallas Clinic, Aarau, 🇨🇭, and serves as an Affiliated Professor at the Retina Department of the Federal University of Sao Paulo 🇧🇷. Meyer is the recipient of the Moacyr Álvaro Gold Medal 2018, one of the most important recognition awards in International Ophthalmology.

Biography Updated on 24 April 2018