Berthold Seitz (born 25 June 1962 in Schwarzenbach (Bavaria)) is a German ophthalmologist, professor and director of the Department of Ophthalmology at the Saarland University Medical Center in Homburg, Saarland. He is known for his scientific contributions in the fields of cornea transplantation (especially methods for minimisation of postoperative astigmatism), cataract surgery and artificial lens-calculation after refractive corneal surgery as well as techniques of amniotic membrane transplantation and its histological integration patterns in the cornea.
Seitz studied human medicine at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg from 1981 to 1988. He received his medical license in 1988 and qualified as a medical specialist for ophthalmology in Munich in 1993. He completed the European Board of Ophthalmology Examination (FEBO) in Paris in 1996. He was promoted to doctor of medicine with magna cum laude at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg in 1989.
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