AAD Congresses

AAD 2022: 16.03.–19.03.2022
The common Congress of DOG and BVA will take place as a Live Event in Düsseldorf. Those who cannot visit the Congress in Düsseldorf will have the opportunity to see parts of the AAD 2022 virtually – the AAD Congress will be a hybrid event.

A summary of the AAD Congress 2021 can be found here.

AAD 2023: 15.-18.03.2023
AAD 2024: 12.-16.03.2024

120. Congress of the DOG

29.09.–02.10.2022, Estrel, Berlin

Prof. Dr. Gerd Geerling (Düsseldorf)

Abstracts may be submitted from January 31st, 2022 up to April 4th, 2022. The upload link will be published as soon as possible.

Further Congress dates
DOG 2023: 28.09.-01.10.2023, Estrel, Berlin
DOG 2024: 10.-13.10.2024, Estrel, Berlin
DOG 2025: 25.-28.09.2025, Estrel, Berlin

DOG 2021 online – 119. Congress of the DOG


Prof. Dr. Hagen Thieme (Magdeburg)

A short summary of the Congress 2021 will be found at the Highlights.

As regards awards and promotions please refer to the prize gallery.

Stiftung Auge

The aim of the Eye Foundation of the DOG German Ophthalmological Society is to actively combat avoidable blindness. Therefore, the non-profit foundation has been supporting clinical and basic scientific ophthalmology projects and awarding research contracts and scholarships since 2008. In addition, it informs the public about eye diseases and causes of blindness and points out ways of prevention and treatment.



DOG News


  • 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)
  • 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
Informationen für Patienten

Information for Patients

Together with the BVA, the DOG publishes information on different eye diseases.