Anat Loewenstein is Professor of Ophthalmology and Director of the Department of Ophthalmology, Tel Aviv Medical Center, Incumbent of the Sydney A. Fox Chair in Ophthalmology and Vice Dean at the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel. In addition, she is the Head of the Ethical Committee of the Israel Ministry of Health. Her research and clinical interests focus on age-related macular degeneration, especially early detection and treatment modalities, retinal vein occlusion, diabetic retinopathy and drugs toxicity to the retina. Professor Loewenstein is a board member in the Euretina, the international representative at the ASRS, as well as member in SOE, AAO, ARVO, Macula Society, Retina Society, Club Jules Gonin. With more than 200 presentations and 280 publications in to medical journals and books, she frequently lectures as an invited professor to international meetings. She is the editor of the journal "Case reports in Ophthalmology" and on the editorial board of the journals Retina, Graefes Archives of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, OSNE and European Journal of Ophthalmology.