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2017 Helen Keller Laureate
Gerrit Melles, PhD., M.D.
is a cornea specialist and founder of the Netherlands Institute for Innovative Ocular Surgery (NIIOS), the Melles Cornea Clinic Rotterdam, and Amnitrans EyeBank Rotterdam. His clinical work focuses on the management of corneal disorders, and he is also actively involved in research and development of ophthalmic surgical techniques. Read more