Recommendations/Statements in English

The DOG publishes statements, recommendations and guidelines on specific aspects of ophthalmology. Some of these are translated into English. Below you will find a list of publications in English. The complete list can be found on the German website.

  • Joint recommendation of the German Ophthalmological Society (DOG), German Retina Society (RG), Professional Association of Ophthalmologists in Germany (BVA), German Society of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine (DGKJ), Professional Association of Pediatricians (BVKJ), Federal Association “The Premature Infant”, Society for Neonatology and Pediatric Intensive Care Medicine (GNPI) (April 2022)
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  • Statement of the German Ophthalmological Society, the German Retina Society, and the Professional Association of Ophthalmologists in Germany on treatment of diabetic macular edema (October 2020)
    Springer Link
  • Statement of the German Society of Ophthalmology, the German Retina Society, and the Professional Association of German Ophthalmologists on anti-VEGF therapy of retinopathy of prematurity (May 2020)
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  • Statement of the German Ophthalmological Society (DOG), the German Retina Society (GRS), and the Professional Association
    of German Ophthalmologists (BVA) on anti-VEGF treatment in neovascular age-relatedmacular degeneration (February 2020)
    Springer Link
  • Evaluation and quality assurance of refractive surgery by the German Society of Ophthalmology and the Professional Association of German Ophthalmologists – Commission for refractive surgery recommendations (February 2019)
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  • Statement of the DOG, the RG, and the BVA on the therapeutic use of voretigene neparvovec (Luxturna TM) in ophthalmology (January 2019)
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    Springer Link
  • Recommendations by the DOG for the planning of clinical trials on behalf of third parties (March 2018)
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    Springer Link
  • Statement of the Professional Association of German Ophthalmologists (BVA), the German Society of Ophthalmology (DOG) and the German Retina Society (RG) on central serous chorioretinopathy (January 2018) PDF
    Springer Link
  • Statement of the BVA, the DOG, and the RG on treatment of choroidal neovascularization in diseases other than neovascular age-related macular Degeneration (October 2017)
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    Springer Link
  • Statement and supplementary statement from the BVA, the DOG, and the RG on laser treatment of drusen in age-related macular Degeneration (AMD) (August 2017, update October 2018)
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    Springer Link
  • Statement of the DOG and BVA on Transorbital alternating current stimulation in optic neuropathy (December 2016)
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