Prof. Michael Knorz began his clinical career as Senior Physician at the University Eye Clinic Mannheim (1988 to 1998). In 1993, Prof. Knorz introduced the LASIK procedure in Germany. He also introduced LASIK to India and performed the first LASIK there in Mumbai in 1994. At the same time, he established the first German LASIK center at the University Eye Clinic Mannheim which in 1999 was converted into the FreeVis LASIK Center Mannheim. Prof. Knorz is currently the medical director of this FreeVis LASIK Center as well as the founder and CEO of the FreeVis LASIK Group.

Summary of Presentations

Saturday, 21 July 2018
11:15 – 12:30hrs
Sukhothai Room 2
Symposium (S13): Deeper Insights: Refractive Surgery Trends
From Surface to Flap and Back: a LASIK Surgeons Experience with Transepithelial Surface Ablation
(8 minutes presentation with 2 minutes discussion)
14:00 – 15:30hrs
Lanna Ballroom 2
Symposium (S14): Far & Near: Balance in Correcting Presbyopia
• Co-chair with Hiroko BISSEN-MIYAJIMA and Manchima MAKORNWATTANA
• Add-on Multifocal IOLs in Presbyopia (8 minutes presentation with 2 minutes discussion)