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Prof. Dr.
Thomas Reinhard

Eye Center
Medical Director
Phone: 0049-761-270-40060


  • Since 2003 Full Professor (C4) and Medical Director, Eye Center, Medical Center - University of Freiburg

Focus of research

  • Anterior segment eye surgery, corneal surgery (all types of corneal transplantation, penetrating and lamellar procedures, limbal stem cell transplantation and amniotic membrane transplantation)
  • Cataract and glaucoma surgery

Selected publications

  • Lang SJ, Böhringer D, Geerling G, Reinhard T. Long-term results of allogenic penetrating limbo-keratoplasty: 20 years of experience. Eye (Lond). 2017; 31(3):372-378.
  • Lapp T, Hildebrand A, Böhringer D, Betancor PK, Schlunck G, Reinhard T. Optimizing rejection readouts in a corneal allograft transplantation model. Mol Vis. 2016; 22:1248-1255.
  • Daniel MC, Böhringer D, Maier P, Eberwein P, Birnbaum F, Reinhard T. Comparison of Long-Term Outcomes of Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Keratoplasty with Conventional Keratoplasty. Cornea. 2016; 35(3):293-8.
  • Gasser L, Biermann J, Reinhard T. New posterior chamber phakic intraocular lens for high myopia: three-year results. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2015; 41(8):1610-5.
  • Heinzelmann S, Maier P, Böhringer D, Hüther S, Eberwein P, Reinhard T. Cystoid macular oedema following Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty. Br J Ophthalmol. 2015; 99(1):98-102.

Research methods

  • Femtosecondlaser for corneal surgery
  • Nanoindenter for studying tissue biomechanics
  • In vivo and in vitro models of corneal transplant rejection