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Prof. Dr.

David Joseph Apple

Year of election: 2003
Section: Ophthalmology, Oto-Rhino-Laryngology and Stomatology
City: Sullivan Island
Country: USA


David Joseph Apple gehört zu den weltweit führenden Ophthalmopathologen und begründete die moderne Intraokularlinsenforschung. Seine Studien haben maßgeblich die Entwicklungen der gesamten Intraokularlinsenchirurgie geprägt, die heute die am häufigsten in der Medizin durchgeführte Operation darstellt. Sein großes Interesse an der Augenheilkunde der Entwicklungsländer führte dort auch zur Gründung der »WHO Collaborating Centre’s for Ophthalmology in Developing Countries«.




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