Damage to the organ of vision is one of the most common and severe complications of diabetes. Saving the eyesight of such patients is a challenging task, the key to which lies in timely diagnosis and treatment. Modern methods of treatment include laser retina coagulation, injections of various medicines into the vitreous body and vitreoretinal surgery.
A Lithography and Microscopy Center opened its doors at the Moscow State University on July 6. Victor Sadovnichy, an academician, Rector of MSU, Nikolay Sysoev, Dean of the MSU Physics Department, Maksym Igelnyk, Board Chairman of OPTEC Group, representing Carl Zeiss in Russia, MSU specialists, post-graduate students, and students of the Department of Physics attended the launch ceremony.
A trilateral cooperation agreement between the Koch-Mechnikov Forum (Germany), N.N. Petrov Research Institute of Oncology (Ministry of Healthcare of RF), and OPTEC Group was signed on June 22, 2016 at the 2nd St. Petersburg Oncology Forum White Nights by Prof. Klaus-Peter Hellriegel, head of Oncology section of the Koch-Mechnikov Forum, Andrey Karitsky, the Chief Physician of the clinic in N.N. Petrov Research Institute of Oncology, and Maksym Igelnyk, Board Chairman of OPTEC Group.