Prof. Dr. med. Albert J. Augustin received his doctorate summa cum laude from the University of Würzburg and has been director of the eye clinic at the Karlsruhe Clinic since 2001. In the course of his scientific career, he published several papers in the field of ophthalmology and reviewed publications for Ophthalmic Research, Documenta Ophthalmological, Opthalmology, and others. He also worked as a professor at the University of Mainz. Prof. Augustin is a member of numerous national and international specialist societies and participates in committees of the Baden-Württemberg State Medical Association.