The leading expert: Prof. Dr. med. Manfred R. Tetz

Professional Experience

From 1986
2-year work abroad

  • Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Center for IOL Research, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina

1986 - 1988
Feodor Lynen scholarship of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation: Histopathological and scanning electron microscopic studies of the interactions between intraocular lenses and uveal tissue structures

1988 - 1993
Assistant physician in the Department of Ophthalmology, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

1993 - 1998
Senior physican/doctor in a leading position in the Department of Ophthalmology, Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg, Prof. Dr. H. E. Voelcker

1993 - 1998
Management of the ophthalmo pathologic laboratories of the University Eye Hospital.

Establishing and developing of cataract and anterior eyesegment surgery at the University Eye Clinic Heidelberg


Full professorship of ophthalmology at the Department of Ophthalmology, Charite, Medical Faculty of the Humboldt University of Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum, consultant in management positions

Creation and establishment of the prestigious Augentagesklinik Spreebogen and establishment Eye Diagnosis Center ADC

since 2003

medical leadership and business management of Augentagesklinik Spreebogen


Creation of Berlin Eye Research Institute (BERI)

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Boardmember associations

  • an elected board member of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ESCRS)
  • Treasurer of the German Society for Intraocular Lens Implantation, Interventional and Refractive Surgery (DGII)
  • Eye-Network Berlin (Augenverbund Berlin e.V)

Member in associations

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)
  • Berlin-Brandenburg Ophthalmological Society (BBAG)
  • German Ophthalmological Society (DOG)

Scientific Reviewer and co-editor of numerous ophthalmic journals
Author of more than 300 scientific publications
More than 1100 scientific papers and presentations at national and international conferences
Implementation of training and WET LAB (lectures and courses) for international operators
More than 70.000 eye surgeries