Medical Advisors(alphabetical order)
Dr. George Beiko
George H.H. Beiko BM, BCh, FRCS(C) is a medical graduate of Oxford University and took his ophthalmology specialty training at Queens University in Canada. After completing his residency, he worked for one year at the St. John Ophthalmic Hospital in Jerusalem.
He is currently a cataract, anterior segment and refractive surgeon practicing in St. Catharines, Ontario. Research interests include development of advanced cataract techniques and new intraocular implants.
He has been an investigator in a number of Phase 1 FDA trials on intraocular lenses; he has done extensive work investigating multifocal, accommodating and aspheric IOLs.
Dr. Jean-Michel Bosc
Dr.Jean-Michel Bosc is specialized in Anterior Segment surgery for over 20 years: cataract surgery, refractive implants, keratoplasty and glaucoma. In 1996, he developed the piggy-back multifocal concept.
He graduated from the Faculty of Medicine of Besançon and worked for years in the Clinique Sourdille in Nantes, France. He now leads the ophthalmology practice group Ophtalliance.
Prof. Burkhard Dick
Burkhard Dick is a Professor of Ophthalmology, Chairman and Head of the University Eye Clinic Bochum in Germany. He teaches, instructs, and educates young ophthalmic surgeons in cataract and refractive procedures as well as in glaucoma, keratoplasty and retinal surgeries.
The University Eye Clinic now serves as a reference center for Femtosecond Cataract Surgery and phakic Intraocular Lenses.
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 segment surgeries annually, as well as several hundred vitreoretinal surgeries.
Dr. Francis Ferrari
Dr. Francis Ferrari has specialized in refractive surgery and cataract surgery which he practices for over 15 years now.
He leads the ophthalmology practice FUTURA in Strasbourg-Schiltigheim, France since 1994.
He graduated from the Faculty of Medicine of Strasbourg and the University Clinic of Tübingen in Germany.
Prof. Ioannis Pallikaris
Prof. Pallikaris is a Greek ophthalmologist who in 1989 performed the first LASIK procedure on a human eye.
He also developed Epi-LASIK.
Professor Palikaris was the rector of the University of Crete between 2003 and 2011.
He is also the founder and director of the Institute of Vision and Optics in the same university.
Prof. Sunil Shah
Professor Sunil Shah qualified from St. Georges Hospital Medical School and completed his post-graduate training in Torquay, Exeter, Manchester and Nottingham.
He has been a Consultant at the Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre since 2000 where he runs a cornea and cataract service. He is also an honorary Professor at the University of Ulster and a Visiting Professor at Aston University. Professor Shah provides specialist advice to NICE and MHRA and is a representative for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists to the British Standards Institute and the International Standards Organisation.
In 2014, he was voted to be one of the most influential people in ophthalmology worldwide.