Awards/Honors in International Meetings (as of June 22, 2016)

09/99: Third prize for Innovation at the ESCRS/Alcon Annual Video Festival, XVIIth Congress of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, Vienna, Austria, with the video “Werner L, Pandey SK, Apple DJ, et al. – Induction of hard cataracts in human eyes obtained postmortem for practicing extracapsular cataract extraction and phacoemulsification.”

09/99: Second prize for Scientific Value at the ESCRS/Alcon Annual Video Festival, XVIIth Congress of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, Vienna, Austria, with the video “Pandey SK, Werner L, Apple DJ, et al. – Dye enhanced cataract surgery in human eyes obtained postmortem: A laboratory study to learn critical steps of phacoemulsification.”

09/00: Second prize for Scientific Value at the ESCRS/Alcon Annual Video Festival, XVIIIth Congress of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, Brussels, Belgium, with the video “Linnola RJ, Werner L, Pandey SK, et al. – Immunohistochemistry in pseudophakic human autopsy eyes; the search for mechanisms of the posterior capsule opacification.”

05/01: Best-Paper-of-Session Award (Session 1-K) at the Congress of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS), San Diego, CA, USA, with the paper “Werner L, Apple DJ, Pandey SK – Late postoperative opacification of 2 hydrophilic acrylic intraocular lenses.”

05/01: Best-Paper-of-Session Award (Session 2-A) at the Congress of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS), San Diego, CA, USA, with the paper “Holzer MP, Solomon KD, Vroman DT, Werner L, Peng Q, Apple DJ – Diffuse lamellar keratitis: Experimental animal model using the rabbit eye.”

05/01: Best-Paper-of-Session Award (Session 2-O) at the Congress of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS), San Diego, CA, USA, with the paper “Kaskaloglu M, Werner L – Visual outcomes of patients with opacified hydrophilic acrylic IOLs.”

05/01: First prize in the category Intraocular Lenses at the ASCRS/Alcon Annual Video Festival, Congress of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, San Diego, CA, USA, with the video “Pandey S, Snyder M, Werner L, Apple D, Trivedi RH, Macky T, Izak AM - Interlenticular opacification: clinical and pathologic lessons for management and prevention.”

05/01: First prize in the category Cataract at the Congress of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS), San Diego, CA, USA, with the poster “Pandey S, Werner L, Apple DJ, Solomon K, Snyder M, Brint S, Gayton J, Shugar JK – Interlenticular opacification after piggyback intraocular lens implantation.”

09/01: Second prize in the category Special Cases at the ESCRS/Alcon Annual Video Festival, XIXth Congress of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, with the video “Pandey S, Snyder M, Werner L, Apple D, Trivedi RH, Macky T, Izak AM - Interlenticular opacification: clinical and pathologic lessons for management and prevention.”

11/01: Best of Show Award at the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA, with the video "Dewey SH, Werner L, Apple DJ, Pandey SK, Trivedi RH, Izak AM, Macky TA - Cortical removal by J-cannula irrigation to reduce posterior capsule opacification."

06/02: Second prize in the category Intraocular Lenses at the ASCRS/Alcon Annual Video Festival, Congress of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, Philadelphia, PA, USA, with the video "Pandey SK, Werner L, Apple D, Kaskaloglu MM, Izak AM, Cionni RJ. Intraocular Lens Opacification, Opacification, Opacification."

06/02: Best-Paper-of-Session Award (Session 3-C) at the Congress of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS), Philadelphia, PA, USA, with the paper "Werner L, Apple DJ, Izak AM, Pandey SK, Trivedi RH, Schmidbauer JM – Histological pattern of capsular bag attachment to a single-piece foldable IOL."

09/02: Third prize in the category Artistic at the ESCRS/Alcon Annual Video Festival, XXth Congress of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, Nice, France, with the video “Werner L, Crema AS, Apple DJ, Izak AM, Werner LP, Pandey SK, Trivedi RH. Seeing Life in Blue”.

09/02: Third prize in the category Scientific Value at the ESCRS/Alcon Annual Video Festival, XXth Congress of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, Nice, France, with the video “Pandey SK, Werner L, Apple DJ, Kaskaloglu MM, Izak AM, Cionni RJ. Intraocular Lens Opacification, Opacification, Opacification”.

04/03: Best-Paper-of-Session Award (Session 4-H) at the Congress of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS), San Francisco, CA, USA, with the paper "Werner L, Izak AM, Pandey SK, Mamalis N, Davis BL, Nilson CD, Apple DJ– Anterior chamber and ciliary sulcus diameters of human eyes measured with very-high-frequency ultrasonography in different meridians.”

04/04: First prize in the category Special Interest at the Alcon Video Festival, VIII International Congress of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Recife, PE, Brazil, with the video "Werner L, Pandey SK, Izak AM, Izak M, Mamalis N, Crandall A, Apple DJ, “Six Factors for Eradication of Posterior Capsule Opacification: Clinical and Pathological Documentation.”

05/04: First prize in the category Cataract at the Congress of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS), San Diego, CA, USA, with the poster “Pandey S, Werner L, Mamalis N, Izak AM, Apple DJ – Evaluation of acrylic IOLs used for ultrasmall-incision cataract surgery in human eyes.”

05/04: First prize in the category Intraocular Lenses at the ASCRS/Alcon Annual Video Festival, Congress of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, San Diego, CA, USA, with the video “Dewey SH, Werner L, Apple DJ, Pandey SK, Mamalis N, Kleinmann G, Neuhann IM – Cellular proliferation and Soemmering’s ring: The long-term threat to capsule clarity.”

05/04: Second prize in the category Intraocular Lenses at the ASCRS/Alcon Annual Video Festival, Congress of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, San Diego, CA, USA, with the video “Dick B, Tehrani M, Werner L, Pandey SK – Foldable capsular rings: The next generation.”

09/04: First prize in the category Innovative at the ESCRS/Alcon Annual Video Festival, XXIIth Congress of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, Paris, France, with the video “Dick B, Tehrani M, Werner L, Pandey SK – Foldable capsular rings: The next generation.”

10/04: Best of Show Award at the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)/European Society of Ophthalmology (SOE) joint meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA, with the video "Werner L, Dornelles F, Hilgert C, Botelho F, Conte P, Mamalis N, Olson RJ – Disclosing the Secrets of the Storage Room.”

04/05: Best-Paper-of-Session Award (Session 1-D) at the Congress of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS), Washington, DC, USA, with the paper "Werner L, Gills JP, Shoemaker DW, Phillips PS, Kollarits CR, Mamalis N, Olson RJ – Dystrophic calcification of plate and three-piece silicone IOLs.”

03/06: Best-Paper-of-Session Award (Session 2-T) at the Congress of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS), San Francisco, CA, USA, with the paper "Werner L, Jeffrey H. Sher, Joel R. Taylor, Nick Mamalis, Wesley A. Nash, George Green – Toxic Anterior Segment Syndrome (TASS): Possible Association with Ointment in the Anterior Chamber after Phacoemulsification.”

05/06: First prize in the category Refractive Surgery at the Alcon Video Festival, XIX International Congress of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil, with the video "Werner L, Pandey SK, Mamalis N, Moshirfar M – Phakic Intraocular Lenses: Does One Size Fit All?”

10/06: First prize, Special Jury Award at the Alcon Video Festival, Eye Advance 2006, Mumbai, India, with the video "Werner L, Dornelles F, Hilgert C, Botelho F, Conte P, Mamalis N, Olson RJ – Disclosing the Secrets of the Storage Room.”

04/07: Best-Paper-of-Session Award (Session 2-E) at the Congress of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS), San Diego, CA, USA, with the paper "Mamalis N, Chang W, Johnson J, Kamae K, Werner L, Crandall A– Spontaneous dislocation of posterior chamber IOLs in the capsular bag.”

04/07: Best-Paper-of-Session Award (Session 2-S) at the Congress of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS), San Diego, CA, USA, with the paper "Kamae K, Werner L, Chang W, Johnson JT, Mamalis N – Experimental implantation of a new small-incision IOL in human cadaver eyes.”

04/07: Best-Paper-of-Session Award (Session 4-M) at the Congress of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS), San Diego, CA, USA, with the paper "Chang W, Mamalis N, Werner L, Haugen B, Haymore J, Romaniv N – Evaluation of the irradiation safety of the light-adjustable lens in a rabbit model.”

04/07: First prize in the category Refractive/Corneal Complications at the ASCRS/Alcon Annual Video Festival, Congress of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, San Diego, CA, USA, with the video “Tetz M, Werner L, Müller M– Making Verisyse and VeriFlex Implantation Easy.”

09/07: Second prize in the category Innovation at the ESCRS/Alcon Annual Video Festival, XXVth Congress of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, Stockholm, Sweden, with the video “Tetz M, Werner L, Müller M– Making Verisyse and VeriFlex Implantation Easy.”

11/07: Best of Show Award at the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA, with the video “Tetz M, Werner L, Müller M– Making Verisyse and VeriFlex Implantation Easy.”

11/07: Best of Show Award at the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA, with the video “Mamalis N, Chang W, Johnson J, Kamae K, Werner L– Prevention of posterior capsule opacification: New treatment modalities.”

11/07: Best-Paper-of-Session Award (Original Papers, Cataract Session) at the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA, with the paper "Werner L, Mamalis N, Olson RJ– Postoperative optic opacification of silicone IOLs: Analyses of 20 explants.”

02/08: Overall Winner of the Videocompetition at the Videocatarattarefrattiva 2008 meeting, Milan, Italy, with the video “Tetz M, Werner L, Müller M– Making Verisyse and VeriFlex Implantation Easy.”

04/08: Best-Paper-of-Session Award (Session 3-Q) at the Congress of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS), Chicago, IL, USA, with the paper "Werner L, Yeh O, Vasavada VA, Vasavada VA – Pathological assessment of capsular bag opacification in pseudophakic human eyes obtained postmortem with known implantation dates.”

09/08: First prize in the category Young Ophthalmologists at the ESCRS/Alcon Annual Video Festival, XXVIth Congress of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, Berlin, Germany, with the video “Vasavada V, Vasavada V, Werner L, Mamalis N, Crandall A – Visco-dissection during phacoemulsification: A space story.”

04/09: Best-Paper-of-Session Award (Session 4-H) at the Congress of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS), San Francisco, CA, USA, with the paper "Mamalis N, Grossniklaus HE, Waring III GO, Werner L – Histopathologic analysis of ablation of lens epithelial cells with a laser photolysis system.”

10/09: Best of Show Award at the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, with the video “Mamalis N, Werner L, Aziz S, Cutler-Peck C, Monson BK – Endocapsular devices for complicated cataract cases.”

10/09: Best-Paper-of-Session Award (Original Papers, Cataract Session) at the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, with the paper "Werner L, Monson BK, Stringham J, Aziz S, Cutler-Peck C, Mamalis N – Silicone IOL calcification in eyes with asteroid hyalosis.”

04/10: Honorable Mention in the category Intraocular Surgery, Cataract & Refractive at the Congress of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS), Boston, MA, USA, with the poster “Werner L, Stringham J, Monson B, Theodosis R, Mamalis N– Calcification of different designs of silicone IOLs in eyes with asteroid hyalosis.”

04/11: Best-Paper-of-Session Award (Session 2-K) at the Congress of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS), San Diego, CA, USA, with the paper "Werner L, Zaugg BE, Neuhann TH, Burrow MK, Tetz MR – In-the-Bag Capsular Tension Ring/IOL Subluxation or Dislocation: Pathological Evaluation of 20 Cases.”

04/11: Best-Paper-of-Session Award (Session 1-J) at the Congress of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS), San Diego, CA, USA, with the paper "Mamalis N, Werner L, Davis DK, Maddula S, Burrow MK.  – Comparison of Capsulotomy Strength With and Without Trypan Blue Dye Using a Mechanized Model for Capsulorhexis Resistance to Tearing.”

04/11: Best-Paper-of-Session Award (Session 3-R) at the Congress of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS), San Diego, CA, USA, with the paper "McIntyre JS, Werner L, Fuller SR, Kavoussi SC, Hill M, Mamalis N – Assessment of Single-Piece Hydrophilic Acrylic IOL for Sulcus Fixation in Pseudophakic Cadaver Eyes.”

04/11: Best-Paper-of-Session Award (Session 4-K) at the Congress of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS), San Diego, CA, USA, with the paper "Kavoussi SC, Werner L, Fuller SR, Hill M, McIntyre JS, Mamalis N – Evaluation of Capsular Bag Opacification With New Disc-Shaped Hydrophilic Acrylic IOL in Rabbit Model.”

09/11: Third prize in the category Scientific Value at the ESCRS/Alcon Annual Video Festival, XXIXth Congress of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, Vienna, Austria, with the video “Mamalis N, Werner L, Fuller S, Kavoussi S, McIntyre J – Adventures in the investigation of sulcus-fixated/piggyback IOLs.”

10/11: Best of Show Award at the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) meeting, Orlando, FL, USA, with the video “Crandall A, Werner L – The Ultrasonic pre-chopper.”

10/11: Best of Show Award at the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) meeting, Orlando, FL, USA, with the video “Mamalis N, Werner L, Fuller S, Kavoussi S, McIntyre J – Adventures in the investigation of sulcus-fixated/piggyback IOLs.”

04/12: Best-Paper-of-Session Award (Session 3-N, Intraocular Surgery – Complications) at the Congress of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS), Chicago, IL, USA, with the paper “Werner L, Kirk K, Jaber R, Strenk S, Strenk L, Mamalis N. Pathological assessment of complications with asymmetric or sulcus fixation of square-edged hydrophobic acrylic IOLs.”

05/12: First prize in the category Educational at the Alcon Video Festival, XII International Congress of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, São Paulo, SP, Brazil, with the video "Werner L, Crandall A, Mamalis N – The art of pre-chopping: Analysis from the Miyake-Apple perspective.”

04/13: Best-Paper-of-Session Award (Session 1-I) at the Congress of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS), San Francisco, CA, USA, with the paper “Floyd A, Werner L, Liu E, Stallings S, Ollerton A, Leishman L, Bodnar Z, Morris C, Mamalis N. Capsular bag opacification with a new accommodating intraocular lens”.

11/13: Best-Paper-of-Session Award (Original Papers, Cataract Session) at the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA, with the paper "Werner L, Mamalis N – Localized Opacification of Hydrophilic Acrylic Intraocular Lenses after Procedures using Intracameral Injection of Air/Gas”.

04/14: First prize in the category Cataract at the Alcon Video Festival, XIII International Congress of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil, with the video "Werner L, Crandall A, Mamalis N – Watch out for the zonules!”

04/14: Honorable Mention in the category Intraocular Surgery, at the Congress of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS), Boston, MA, USA, with the poster “Werner L, Morris CK, Liu ET, Stallings SL, Floyd AM– Light transmittance of cadaver-eye explanted single-piece hydrophobic acrylic IOLs with surface light scattering.”

04/14: Best-Paper-of-Session Award (Session 3-G) at the Congress of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS), Boston, MA, USA, with the paper “Kohl JC, Ford J, Cole S, Vasavada S, Gardiner G, Werner L, Mamalis N. Long-term uveal and capsular biocompatibility of a new accommodating intraocular lens.”

04/14: Best-Paper-of-Session Award (Session 3-Q) at the Congress of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS), Boston, MA, USA, with the paper “Ford J, Kohl J, Cole S, Gardiner G, Vasavada S, Werner L, Mamalis N. Long-term Uveal and Capsular Biocompatibility and Stability After Nd:YAG Laser Posterior Capsulotomy of a New Disc-Shaped Intraocular Lens (IOL).”

09/14: First prize in the category Educational at the ESCRS/Alcon Annual Video Festival, XXXIIth Congress of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, London, UK, with the video "Werner L, Crandall A, Mamalis N – Watch out for the zonules!”

04/15: Best-Paper-of-Session Award (Session 1-F) at the Congress of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS), San Diego, CA, USA, with the paper “Farukhi MA, Werner L, Gardiner GL, Cole SC, Vasavada SA, Mamalis N. Evaluation of uveal and capsular biocompatibility of single-piece hydrophobic acrylic lens with UV/Ozone treatment on the posterior surface.”

04/15: Best-Paper-of-Session Award (Session 1-K) at the Congress of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS), San Diego, CA, USA, with the paper “MacLean K, Werner L, Kramer GD, Farukhi MA, Gardiner GL, Mamalis N. Evaluation of stability and capsular bag opacification of a new foldable adjustable IOL.”

04/15: Best-Paper-of-Session Award (Session 2-K) at the Congress of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS), San Diego, CA, USA, with the paper “Mamalis N, Werner L, Liu ET, Cole SC, Hengerer F, Kohnen T. Pathologic evidence of pseudoexfoliation in cases of IOL subluxation/dislocation within the capsular bag.”

04/15: First prize in the category Cataract Complications at the Congress of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS), San Diego, CA, USA, with the video “Mamalis N, Werner L, Farukhi MA, Kramer GD, MacLean K. Fun with Femtosecond Lasers.”

06/16: First prize in the category Educational at the Alcon Video Festival, XIV International Congress of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, São Paulo, SP, Brazil, with the video "Werner L, Stover J, Schwiegerling J, Das KK, – A “Little Physics” on Intraocular Lens Opacification.”

Participation in International Meetings as Guest Speaker

12/99: Annual General Meeting of the Swedish Society of Medicine. Stockholm, Sweden.

02/00: Keynote lecture at the XIII Aachen Colloquium on Biomaterials. Aachen, Germany.

06/00: XXI Congresso Internacional do Hospital São Geraldo. Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

02/01: George Kambara Lecture at the Annual Postgraduate Convention of the Department of Ophthalmology of the Loma Linda University. Loma Linda, CA, USA.

04/01: “Cataract Formation after Implantation of Phakic Posterior Chamber Intraocular Lenses: A Brief Overview and Review of the Literature”. Report presented at the ANSI (American National Standards)/FDA (Food and Drug Administration) Meeting. Newport Beach, CA, USA.

04/02: VIII Curso Internacional de Córnea Y Cirugía Refractiva. Cancún, México.

04/02: VII Congresso Internacional de Catarata e Cirurgia Refrativa. São Paulo, Brazil.

08/02: “Cataract Formation after Implantation of Phakic Posterior Chamber Intraocular Lenses: A Brief Overview and Review of the Literature”. Ophthalmic Devices Panel Meeting. Washington, DC, USA.

10/02: Videocataratta 2002. Milan, Italy.

06/03: 16th Annual Meeting of German Ophthalmic Surgeons (Deutschen Ophthalmochirurgen - DOC). Nuremberg, Germany.

02/04: 18th International Congress of the Hellenic Society of Intraocular Implant and Refractive Surgery. Athens, Greece.

04/04: VIII Congresso Internacional de Catarata e Cirurgia Refrativa. Recife, Brazil.

08/04: XVI International Congress of Eye Research (ICER). Sydney, Australia.

10/04: Videocataratta 2004. Milan, Italy.

02/06: World Ophthalmology Congress. São Paulo, Brazil.

03/06: 20th Congress of the Deutschsprachige Gesellschaft für Intraokularlinsen-Implantation und Refraktive Chirurgie (DGII). Heidelberg, Germany.

05/06: IX Congresso Internacional de Catarata e Cirurgia Refrativa. Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

10/06: Eye Advance 2006. Mumbai, India.

10/06: Journée d’Ophtalmologie, Fondation Ophtalmologique Adolphe de Rothschild, Paris, France.

11/06: XXVII Congresso do Hospital São Geraldo, UFMG. Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil.

02/07: The Sixteenth Annual Meeting of the Egyptian Society of Cataract and Corneal Diseases. Cairo, Egypt.

03/07: 21th Congress of the Deutschsprachige Gesellschaft für Intraokularlinsen-Implantation und Refraktive Chirurgie (DGII). Potsdam, Germany.

10/07: VIII Congresso Centro Oeste de Oftalmologia e II Congresso Internacional de Oftalmologia do Mato Grosso do Sul. Campo Grande, Brazil.

11/07: VI Curso Clínica Oftalmológica Pasteur. Santiago, Chile.

11/07: Belgian Ophthalmological Meeting. Brussels, Belgium.

05/08: X Congresso Internacional de Catarata e Cirurgia Refrativa. Goiânia, Brazil.

06/08: World Ophthalmology Congress. Hong Kong, China.

08/08: Eye Advance 2008. Mumbai, India.

10/08: Ninth International Conference "Modern Technologies in Cataract and Refractive Surgery”. Moscow, Russia.

11/08: International Presbyopia Congress, Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt.

02/09: XI edición de FacoElche, "Alta Tensión", Elche, Spain.

05/09: 116th Congress of the Société Française d’Ophtalmologie. Paris, France.

06/09: VII Annual Meeting of Black Sea Ophthalmological Society, Batumi, Georgia.

08/09: XXXV Congresso Brasileiro de Oftalmologia, Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

05/10: 117th Congress of the Société Française d’Ophtalmologie. Paris, France.

05/10: XXVth Congress of the Sociedad Espaňola de Cirugia Ocular Implanto-Refractiva (SECOIR), Cadiz, Spain.

06/10: World Ophthalmology Congress. Berlin, Germany.

09/10: Joint Meeting of the APAO (Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology) – AAO (American Academy of Ophthalmology). Beijing, China.

01/11: Asia-ARVO 2011 Meeting on Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. Singapore.

03/11: 25th Congress of the Deutschsprachige Gesellschaft für Intraokularlinsen-Implantation und Refraktive Chirurgie (DGII). Frankfurt, Germany.

04/11: Alcon Latin America 2011 Advancements in Cataract Technology Symposium. Fort Worth, TX, USA.

05/11: 118th Congress of the Société Française d’Ophtalmologie. Paris, France.

06/11: 26th meeting of the Japanese Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and the 50th Meeting of the Japanese Society for Cataract Research. Fukuoka, Japan.

11/11: OBAO (Belgian Organization for Assistants in Ophthalmology), Belgian Ophthalmological Meeting. Brussels, Belgium.

02/12: ASCRS Winter Update, Playa del Carmen, Mexico.

03/12: 26th Congress of the Deutschsprachige Gesellschaft für Intraokularlinsen-Implantation und Refraktive Chirurgie (DGII). Berlin, Germany.

05/12: Afonso Fatorelli Medal and Lecture at the XII International Congress of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. São Paulo, Brazil.

08/12: Keynote Speaker, Annual Cataract Course Ayr, Scotland.

03/13: 36º Simpósio Internacional Moacyr Álvaro (SIMASP), São Paulo, SP, Brazil.

06/13: II Curso de Actualización en Oftalmología, Sociedad Mexicana de Oftalmología. Mexico City, Mexico.

04/14: XIII International Congress of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

05/14: 30th Journée Annuelle de la Recherche en Ophtalmologie (JARO), Québec City, Canada.

10/14: VI International Course on Refractive Cataract Surgery and Intraocular Implants FACOFEST, Puerto de Veracruz - Boca del Rio, Mexico.

11/14: Guest lecture at the Department of Ophthalmology, Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama, Japan.

03/15: British Society for Refractive Surgery (BSRS) 22nd Annual Scientific Congress, Birmingham, UK.

06/15: VIII Congresso Brasileiro de Catarata e Cirurgia Refrativa, Costa do Sauipe, Bahia, Brazil.

03/16: Annual meeting of the Italian Association of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (AICCER), Rome, Italy.

04/16: Meeting: Crystalline Lens 2016 at Wakayama; Basic and Clinical Aspects, Wakayama, Japan.

04/16: 120th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Ophthalmological Society, Sendai, Japan.

06/16: XIV International Congress of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. São Paulo, Brazil.