Dr Heiko Pult

Dr Heiko Pult

Honorary Research Fellow

School of Optometry and Vision Sciences

Email:
ovr@heiko-pult.de
Telephone:
+49 (0) 174 90 250 0
Fax:
+49 (0) 6201 873657

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I am an Optometrist with about 20 years experience in clinical practice, as well as in clinical science. Since 1998, I have been the CEO of the 'Horst Riede GmbH' clinical practice in Weinheim, Germany.  I am also the head of Optometry and Vision Research (OVR), Weinheim, where I am a consultant, investigator and lecturer for several optical companies, research groups and schools.

Qualifications

- Optometrist at College of Optometry Munich, Germany, graduated in 1994
- MSc (Optometry) at PCO Salus University, Philadelphia, USA, graduated in 1997
- PhD (Vision Sciences) at School of Optometry and Vision Sciences, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK, graduated in 2008

Research & Teaching Experiences- PhD supervisor and honorary research fellow of the School of Optometry and Visions Sciences, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
- Visiting research fellow of the Contact Lens and Anterior Eye (CLAER) Unit, Cardiff, UK
- Lecturer at Wales Optometry Postgraduate Education Center (WOPEC), Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
- Faculty member at the Vision Care Institute, Johnson & Johnson, Prague, Czech
- Subcommittee member of The Tear Film & Ocular Surface Society (TFOS) International Workshop on Contact Lens Discomfort
- Invited guest lecturer at national and international institutions and universtities

Additional Professional Functions:
(excerpt)-Member of the General Assembly of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IHK) Mannheim
-Member of the Board of Trade of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IHK) Mannheim


Editor- Member of the Editorial Board of Medicine

Reviewer
- Asia-Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology
- Acta Ophthalmologica
- British Journal of Ophthalmology
- Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology
- Contact Lens & Anterior Eye
- Cornea
- Eye & Contact Lens
- International Surgery
- Journal of Biomedical Optics
- Journal of Ophthalmology
- Ophthalmic & Physiological Optics
- Optometry Reports
- Optometry & Vision Sciences



Membership- Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
- The International Society for Contact Lens Research (ISCLR)
- Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society (TFOS)
- Vereinigung deutscher Conatctlinsen Spezialisten und Optometristen (VDCO)

Founder Member
- European Academy of Optometry and Optics (EAOO)

Fellow- American Academy of Optometry (FAAO)
- British Contact Lens Association (FBCLA) - European Academy of Optometry and Optics (EAOO)

Honours and awards

Awards-2014 BCLA Poster Prize Runners Up
Pult H. and Riede-Pult BH. Impact of Soft Contact Lenses on Lid-Parallel Conjunctival Folds

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Irving Fatt Memorial Lecture 2014, BCLA

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2010 Poster Prize 2010 of the European Academy of Optometry and Optics
Pult H., Murphy P.J., Purslow C. The Impact of Soft Contact Lens Wear on Ocular Signs with Increasing Experience

- 2009 Peter Abel Award, bestowed by the German Contact Lens & Optometry Association (VDCO)
Pult H., Purslow C., Murphy P.J. The Predictive Ability of Clinical Tests for Dry Eye in Contact Lens Wear

- 2008 Dr Schamberger Award,  bestowed by the VDCO
Michel M, Sickenberger W, Pult H. The Effectiveness of Questionnaires in the Determination of Contact Lens Induced Dry Eye.

- 2007 awarded by the ministry of Baden-Württemberg, Germany for exemplary scientific networking and social commitment

- 1993 awarded by the ministry of Bavaria, Germany for outstanding social engagement in Optometry in Burkina Faso/West Africa

Professional memberships

  • Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
  • Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society (TFOS)
  • Vereinigung deutscher Conatctlinsen Spezialisten und Optometristen (VDCO)

Founder Member

  • European Academy of Optometry and Optics (EAOO)

Fellow

  • American Academy of Optometry (FAAO)
  • British Contact Lens Association (FBCLA)
  • European Academy of Optometry and Optics (FEAOO)
  • Honorary Research Fellow of the School of Optometry and Visions Sciences, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
  • Leaader of the Dry Eye Module at Wales Optometry Postgraduate Education Center (WOPEC), Cardiff  University, Cardiff, UK
  • Honorary Academic Fellow Aston University, UK
  • Faculty member at the Vision Care Institute, Johnson & Johnson, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Invited guest lecturer at national and international schools

Research Interests- Cornea
- Contact lenses
- Blinks
- Lids
- Tear film
- Vision