born 1968 in Hamburg, Germany
1988 acquisition of general higher education entrance at the Humanist Dilthey school Wiesbaden, Germany
1988-1994 Medical studies at the German Universities in Göttingen, Innsbruck, and Hamburg.
1994-1998 Residency at the University Eye Clinic Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany.
1995 Doctorate on the subject “Long-term Results and Complications after Perforating Keratoplasty”.
DR. RALF-CHRISTIAN LERCHE
Executive Director of the Group, Senior Vice President, Medical Affairs (Germany), ophthalmologist Dr. Ralf-Christian Lerche, is one of the most experienced eye surgeons in the field of refractive surgery.
CURRICULUM VITAE DR. RALF-CHRISTIAN LERCHE
Dr. Ralf-Christian Lerche – Executive Director of the Group, Senior vice President, Medical Affairs (Germany)
Education in refractive surgery in Hamburg, Aarhus / Denmark, Bogota / Colombia and Alicante / Spain
1998 Specialist examination: Board Certification Ophthalmology before the General Medical Council Hamburg, Germany
1998-2000 Ophthalmologist, University Eye Clinic Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany.
2000-2002 Senior Physician at the University Eye Clinic Magdeburg, Germany.
2002-2005 Senior Physician at the German University Eye Clinic Hamburg, Divisional Director of Refractive Surgery
since 2005 Ophthalmologist in the joint practice Dr. J. Jørgensen & Partner.
since 2009 Associate Medical Director of EuroEyes.
LASIK-TÜV certified high-volume LASIK surgeon with more than 1,000 surgeries per year.
more than 45,000 ocular surgeries
Visian ICL Certified Surgeon
2005 Habilitation on “Clinical-experimental examinations concerning pathogenesis and treatment of retinal vascular occlusions”, and appointment as a private lecturer at University of Hamburg, Germany.
Expertise in laser surgery / cataract and refractive surgery / ocular procedures with an increased degree of difficulty / TÜV certified LASIK surgeon / KRC-listed LASIK trainer.
Lecturer and member of the faculty of the University Clinic Hamburg-Eppendorf.
More than 100 scientific contributions and publications at Congress and in journals – national and international.
German Ophthalmological Society (DOG)
German Society for Intraocular Lens Implants and Refractive Surgery (DGII)
European Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ESCRS)
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
Professional Association of Ophthalmologists (BVA)
Professional Association of Ophthalmologists) Union of North German Ophthalmologists (VNA)