Maternushaus Honorary Lecture
Since 2017, the Maternushaus Honorary Lecture is a new highlight of the University Eye Hospital of Cologne’s annual continuing education event. According to the donor’s statutes, the Maternushaus Honorary Lecture is intended to honor ophthalmologists--surgeons and/or researchers--who have made a major contribution to a sub-discipline of ophthalmology.
Thus far, the following individuals have been the laureates of the Maternushaus Honorary Lecture, listed with their topic:
Prof. Dr. Dr. Franz Grehn for his longterm achievements in improving care of glaucoma patients; especially in pediatric glaucoma surgery
Prof. Dr. Rudolf Guthoff, Rostock: Outstanding achievement in implementing in vivo confocal microscopy of the cornea in nerve fiber diagnosis, among other areas
Prof. Dr. Thomas Neuhann, Munich: Outstanding achievement in cataract surgery among other areas, especially curvilinear continuous capsulorhexis