ACADEMIA OPHTHALMOLOGICA BELGICA - Lecture
Lecture 2017 : To see or not to see, Paul LEONARD
Laureate AOB Lecture 2018: Prof. Dr. Thierry Zeyen, Antwerpen
Prof. Dr. Thierry Zeyen dedicated most of his career to glaucoma. He enjoyed sharing his knowledge and training numerous young ophthalmologists. He has authored or co-authored 115 peer reviewed articles and has written several textbook chapters. He is currently Honorary Fellow of the European Glaucoma Society (EGS), Board Member of the EGS Foundation, member of the Glaucoma Research Society and President of the Belgian Glaucoma Society. He is still active as a medical claim expert in ophthalmology.
Lecture 2018 : History of Ophthalmology Told by Stamps
Laureate AOB Lecture 2019: Prof. Dr. Anita Leys, Leuven
Anita Leys was Ophthalmologist in UZLeuven and is Professor Emeritus of the University of Leuven Belgium. She obtained the PhD title with a doctoral thesis on Ocular Fundus Changes in Renal Diseases.
She is author or co-author of more than 100 peer reviewed publications, and of book chapters on AMD, radiation retinopathy, the eye and renal diseases, and the eye and systemic diseases,
She is retired member of EURETINA, the Jules Gonin Club, and the Macula Society, and is active member of the European fluorescein club (FAN club), the Committee of European Experts in Micronutrition of the Eye (CEEME), and Groupe d'Experts en Micronutrition Oculaire (GEMO).
She belongs to the editorial board of Retinal Cases and Brief Reports.
She has experience in clinical studies and is still principal investigator in randomized trials of AMD and diabetic retinopathy.
Lecture 2019 : Nutrition and AMD: facts , figures and myths