Diabetic Neuropathy Assessment through Corneal Confocal Microscopy – Keynote Lecture

Confocal microscopy of the cornea is the first method that allows for an in-vivo visualization and quantification of terminal trigeminal nerve fibers. Under physiological conditions, the system captures nerve structures with a total length of 20 mm/mm2 in the sub-basal plexus. In his keynote lecture to be presented on Thursday, October 1, 2015, Rudolf Guthoff will demonstrate that diabetic patients present with a significant reduction in nerve fiber density even at the point of first diagnosis.

Attractive Travel Awards, Prizes, Funding

The DOG awards several prizes and funding for outstanding research achievements, which are to be presented at the congress in a special ceremony. Furthermore, this year the DOG will also present 25 Travel Awards to young scientists from Central and Eastern Europe.

The DOG Congress App: A perfect Overview of the whole DOG 2015

You want to organize your congress participation on a mobile device? Our DOG Congress App is now available to download via the iTunes Store or Google Play.

DOG-Update – State of the Art 2015

With DOG-Update – State of the Art, in 2013 the DOG established a new training program for ophthalmologists in clinics and private practice. This program offers attendees a compact and effective means of up-dating on the latest scientific and research developments.

Charity Run: EyeRun – Register now

On Friday morning, the congress participants can once again take part in the five kilometer run for the benefit of the DOG Foundation “Stiftung Auge”. The run starts at the Estrel and leads around the Soviet Memorial in Treptower Park. Register now online and secure yourself a participant T-shirt.