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AOB Lecture since 2013

ACADEMIA OPHTHALMOLOGICA BELGICA - Lecture

Door de Academia Ophthalmolgica Belgica (AOB) wordt sinds 2013 jaarlijks een prijs worden uitgeloofd onder de benaming "Prijs van de Academia Ophthalmologica Belgica". Deze prijs wordt toegekend aan een persoon die zich op uitzonderlijke wijze heeft onderscheiden binnen het domein van de oogheelkunde.

Laureate AOB Lecture 2013: Prof. Dr. Jean-Jacques De Laey, Gent

Prof. Dr. Jean-Jacques De Laey dedicated more than half a century to ophthalmology. He is a founder of many of our European and Belgian structures within ophthalmology. As head of the department of ophthalmology of the University of Ghent, he remains a source of inspiration for many residents and ophthalmologists. After his retirement in 2006, Prof. De Laey was elected secretary general of the International Council of Ophthalmology, and currently ICO Vice President, which once more highlights an exceptional career.

Lecture 2013 : The eye of Vesalius, Jean-Jacque DE LAEY

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Laureate AOB Lecture 2014: Prof. Dr. Luc Missotten, Leuven

Prof. Dr. Luc Missotten fully dedicated his professional life to the development of the ophthalmology in the University Hospitals of Leuven, in Belgium and in Europe. For many ophthalmologists and researchers, he remains a source of rich personal and professional inspiration. 
Luc Missotten therefore very rightfully is the Academia Ophthalmologica Belgica Laureate of 2014.

Lecture 2014 : De pupillendans, Luc MISSOTTEN

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Laureate AOB Lecture 2015: Prof. Gabriel Coscas Créteil, France

Professor Gabriel Coscas is one of the most influential ophthalmologists in Europe. He is especially well known for his vast contributions to our actual knowledge on age related macular degeneration and his pioneering work on OCT in macular diseases.
He is an astute observer and a superb teacher. The eye department he created in Créteil has become one of the leading eye centres in France. Professor Coscas is a worthy 2015 Academia Ophthalmologica Belgica Laureate.

Lecture 2015 : OCT-Angiography Versus Conventional Multimodal Imaging in Exudative AMD: A new diagnostic challenge, Gabriel COSCAS

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Laureate AOB Lecture 2015: Prof. Gabriel Coscas Créteil, France

Professor Gabriel Coscas is one of the most influential ophthalmologists in Europe. He is especially well known for his vast contributions to our actual knowledge on age related macular degeneration and his pioneering work on OCT in macular diseases.
He is an astute observer and a superb teacher. The eye department he created in Créteil has become one of the leading eye centres in France. Professor Coscas is a worthy 2015 Academia Ophthalmologica Belgica Laureate.

Lecture 2015 : OCT-Angiography Versus Conventional Multimodal Imaging in Exudative AMD: A new diagnostic challenge, Gabriel COSCAS

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Laureate AOB Lecture 2016: Prof. Dr. Alan C. Bird, London, UK

Professor Alan C. Bird is without any doubt one of the leading retinal specialists in the World. His many landmark contributions on inherited retinal dystrophies and age-related macular degeneration have changed the field. His superb insight and natural teaching abilities have helped make Moorfields Eye Hospital one of the best centres for eye care. He attracted scores of fellows, multiplying the impact of his visionary ideas, through the creation of a global school of specialists.
Professor Bird is the true embodiment of an Academia Ophthalmologica Belgica
Laureate.

Lecture 2016 : Implications of research onto Mactel type 2, Alan C. Bird

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Laureate AOB Lecture 2017: Dr. Paul Leonard, Antwerpen, Belgium

Dr. Paul Leonard has provided pioneering work for cataract surgery in Belgium and the Netherlands by his research and very early use of intraocular implants in cataract patients. He also was a co-founder of different Belgian Ophthalmology Societies and for many years he was committed in defending the profession of ophthalmologists.

Lecture 2017 : To see or not to see, Paul LEONARD

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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


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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

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