Titles:

  • Pathophysiology of the anterior segment: new diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to crystalline surgery
  • Corneal pathophysiology: new diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to clinic and corneal and refractive surgery
  • Problems in eyelid surgery: new guidelines
  • Assessment of the contribution of different profibrogenic factors (cytokine/growth factors/neuropeptides) in the various pathologies of the ocular surface: in vitro modulation studies
  • Evaluation of the potential role of toll-like receptors in inflammatory processes characterized by tissue remodeling: study of modulation using NGF, neuropeptides and cpg sequences
  • Characterization of the role of metalloproteinase and their specific tissue inhibitors in allergic and non-allergic eye inflammation.

 

Ongoing studies:

  • Optical ophthalmoscope application adaptive for the microscopic in vivo study of neuroretinal tissue
  • Long-term biomechanical response analysis of the cornea after refractive surgery with excimer laser
  • Long-term analysis of the optical quality of the cornea after refractive surgery with excimer laser
  • Study of corneal tissue response to femtosecond laser assisted surgery
  • Study of the biomechanical response of cornea after endothelial lamellar keratoplasty
  • Study of the nano-mechanics of corneal tissue
  • Analysis of the sub-basal nerve plexus of the cornea in patients with peripheral neuropathies by confocal microscopy
  • Assessment of the contribution of different profibrogenic factors (cytokine/growth factors/neuropeptides) in different ocular surface pathologies
  • Evaluation of the potential role of toll-like receptors in inflammatory processes characterized by tissue remodeling
  • Characterization of the role of metalloproteinase and its specific tissue inhibitors in allergic and non-allergic eye inflammation.