Keynote Lecture: Adrian Hopkins – Vision beyond 2020

Over the past 20 years, the initiative Vision 2020: The Right to Sight has been highly successful in battling avoidable sight loss. With glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, and myopia, developing countries are now facing the same challenges as their industrialized counterparts. In his keynote lecture, Dr. Adrian Hopkins (London, UK) will talk about ways to tackle these challenges on a global scale. A simultaneous translation into German will be available.

Compact and practice-oriented – DOG Update State of the Art

On all three days of the conference, experts share concise overviews of the last twelve months’ key publications. The DOG Update sessions cover topics of all subspecialties in ophthalmology ranging from AMD to glaucoma, neuro-ophthalmology and dry eye syndrome. In addition to practice-oriented recommendations for diagnostics and therapy, these 30-minute sessions provide opportunities for questions and discussions. For the DOG Update sessions a simultaneous translation in English will be available.

The DOG congress is going online

The Covid-19 pandemic has affected the conference landscape significantly this year. Many events had to be cancelled, others were postponed as it had become impossible to conduct them in the usual manner.

Counseling: The patient-doctor relationship – Keynote Lecture

One of the most important tasks of any physician is to counsel and advise their patients in order to facilitate informed decisions. Although counseling encompasses so much more than just obtaining the patient’s signature on an informed consent, it is sadly underrepresented in the medical curriculum. In his keynote lecture, Ferenc Kuhn, MD, PhD (USA) […]

Outstanding Experts, Current Topics – Keynote Lectures

As in past years, our Keynote Lectures will elucidate specific focal points in ophthalmology. In each of these half-hour lectures, an outstanding expert will comprehensively present an important topic.

Uveitis outside of Europe – what can we learn?

Professor Dr med. Manfred Zierhut, Tübingen, receives the Aurel-von-Szily medal as part of the DOG uveitis symposium. The laureate’s honorary lecture handles inflammatory eye diseases which are still rare in Germany but occur frequently in other regions.

von Graefe Memorial Year 2020

2020 marks the 150th anniversary of the death of Albrecht von Graefe. The DOG takes this as an occasion to celebrate the year 2020 as von Graefe Memorial Year and to especially commemorate its founder.