Professor H Burkhard Dick is an international leading Ophthalmologic surgeon hailing from Germany and specialising in ophthalmic viscosurgical devices. Throughout his career he has covered the full spectrum of ophthalmologic surgeries, and regularly performs cataract surgeries, LASIK procedures, phakic IOL implantations, glaucoma operations, corneal transplants and pars plana vitrectomies. He performs 2,500 anterior segments annually as well as several hundred vitreoretinal surgeries.
After graduating in 1983, Professor Dick spent his subsequent two years as Medical Officer in the German Army. He received his Doctorship in 1991, which was followed by a two-year residency at the University Eye Hospital in Giessen. His surgical career began with his fellowship at Justus-Liebig-University Giessen Eye Hospital.
Professor Dick is Professor of Ophthalmology, Chairman and Head of the University Eye Clinic Bochum. He teaches, instructs, and educates young ophthalmic surgeons in cataract and refractive procedures as well as in glaucoma and retinal surgeries. The University Eye Clinic serves as a reference centre for Micro Incision Cataract Surgery (MICS) and phakic Intraocular Lenses.
The author of several books and more than 300 articles in such journals as Ophthalmology, American Journal of Ophthalmology, Journal of Glaucoma, Retina, Journal of Refractive Surgery, Graefe’s Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology and the Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Professor Dick has also presented at numerous international conferences.