DOG 2016 – Importance of ophthalmology grows

With more than 4,600 congress participants, the DOG 2016 reached a successful conclusion. On the theme “Ophthalmology – an all-embracing discipline”, doctors from 86 countries informed themselves about new findings from research, diagnostics and therapy.

Did You Miss a Lecture? – DOG on Demand

DOG on Demand is the DOG online portal that is used to archive the scientific contributions and provides the opportunity to retrieve and listen to missed lectures or presentations. The offer will include the slides and audio recording of the speaker if he/she previously agreed to publication.

DOG 2017 – Submission of conference proposals

With the central topic “German ophthalmology – international”, the DOG 2017 takes place at Estrel Berlin from September 28 to October 01 of the coming year.

DOG 2017 – German Ophthalmology international

Ladies and gentlemen, dear colleagues, I would like to warmly invite you to the DOG 2017, the 115th Congress of the DOG in Berlin, which will again take place at the Estrel from September 28 to October 1, 2017. In recent years, every conference of the DOG was presented with a guiding topic at each […]

“If we want to meet the challenges our aging society must face, we need adequate funding.” – Interview with the Congress President

The motto of the DOG 2016 is “Ophthalmology – an all-embracing discipline”.
Congress President Professor Horst Helbig explains why he has chosen this motto, what is new and what the participants can look forward to.


All information about sessions, speakers, posts and abstracts are deposited on the website. In addition, the entire program of the DOG-Congress is now available for download.

Highly endowed award honors best German ICO graduates – reception for all ICO Fellows

For the first time this year, the prestigious “Dr. Rolf M. Schwiete ICO Examination Award” will go to the best German candidates in the four exams. The awards, which are endowed with a prize of 5,000 euros each, will be presented at the DOG. The awards ceremony will take place on Saturday, October 1, 2016 from 15.00 to 16.15 pm in the Paris Room.