Paolo Vinciguerra

Associate Professor
Ophthalmology

Director of the Ophthalmology Department/Eye Center
Humanitas Research Hospital

E-mail paolo.vinciguerra@hunimed.eu 
Telephone +39 28224 4625 

Site humanitas.net/doctors/vinciguerra-paolo
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Education and Academic Background

Education

  • Medical School in Milan, March 1982 Medical Degree, University of Milan (1973-1982)
  • Ophthalmology Institute of Milan, Italy, June 1986 Ophthalmology Degree, University of Milan (1982-1986).

 

Academic background        

  • Tutor for the academic year at the University of Milan – Diseases of the Visual Organ (1995-1996)
  • Adjunct Professor at the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery – Diseases of the Visual Organ at the University of Insubria – Varese, Italy (Academic Year 2002-2003)
  • Adjunct Professorat the University of Milan Academic Year – Chosen Course “Refractive Defect” 14 hours
  • Teaching Professor at the University of Chieti Italy for Assistant in Ophthalmology (75 hours of teaching)

Visiting professor

  • Visitor Professor Ohio State University AA dal 2002-Ophthalmology Department- USA
  • Adjunct Professor Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences- Ohio State University- 2013

Scientific and Research Interests

  • Vitreo-Retinal Surgery

  • Cataract Surgery

  • Refractive Surgery

  • Corneal surgery and  Pathologies (PTK, keratoplastic,Dsaek,Cross linking)

  • Glaucoma

 

Selected publications

  1. Ambrosio R, Lopes B, Faria-Correia F, Vinciguerra R, Vinciguerra P, Elsheikh A, Roberts CJ (2016). Ectasia Detection by the Assessment of Corneal Biomechanics. CORNEA, vol. 35, p. e18-e20, ISSN: 0277-3740, doi: 10.1097/ICO.0000000000000875
  2. Vinciguerra R, Elsheikh A, Roberts CJ, Ambrosio R, Kang DSY, Lopes BT, Morenghi E, Azzolini C, Vinciguerra P (2016). Influence of Pachymetry and Intraocular Pressure on Dynamic Corneal Response Parameters in Healthy Patients. JOURNAL OF REFRACTIVE SURGERY, vol. 32, p. 550-561, ISSN: 1081-597X, doi: 10.3928/1081597X-20160524-01
  3. Vinciguerra P, Romano V, Rosetta P, Legrottaglie EF, Kubrak-Kisza M, Azzolini C, Vinciguerra R (2016). Iontophoresis-Assisted Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking with Epithelial Debridement: Preliminary Results. BIOMED RESEARCH INTERNATIONAL, ISSN: 2314-6133, doi: 10.1155/2016/3720517
  4. Vinciguerra P, Romano V, Rosetta P, Legrottaglie EF, Piscopo R, Fabiani C, Azzolini C, Vinciguerra R (2016). Transepithelial Iontophoresis Versus Standard Corneal Collagen Cross-linking: 1-Year Results of a Prospective Clinical Study. JOURNAL OF REFRACTIVE SURGERY, vol. 32, p. 672-+, ISSN: 1081-597X, doi: 10.3928/1081597X-20160629-02
  5. Vinciguerra P, Azzolini C, Vinciguerra R (2015). Corneal Curvature Gradient Determines Corneal Healing Process and Epithelial Behavior. JOURNAL OF REFRACTIVE SURGERY, vol. 31, p. 281-282, ISSN: 1081-597X

 

Academic honors, awards and prices

National

  1. 1986 Lombardy Ophthalmology Society Prize for “Use of benzadac to prevent cataract formation in patients operated for retinal detachment by closed vitrectomy and silicon oil”

  2. 1987 Triveneta Ophthalmology Society Prize for “Secondary cataracts in patients with retinal detachment who have undergone vitrectomy by pars plana and injection of silicone oil into the vitreous chamber associated with inverse extra-capsular cataract  extraction”

  3. 1987 Italian Ophthalmology Society Prize for  “Use of ciclosporine A to treat corneal graft rejection”

  4. 1989 Italian Ophthalmology Society Prize for “Laser endophotocoagulation compared to other retinoplessy methods in vitrectomised patients”

  5. 1992 Italian Ophthalmology Society Prize for “Photorefractive keratectomy using excimer lasers to correct high myopia”

International

  1. 1993 Best paper in ASCRS – Seattle: “Excimer laser phototherapeutic Keratectomy (PTK) without Hyperopic shift”
  2. 1996 Best paper in ASCRS – Seattle
  3. 1998 Best paper in Pre-Academy in New Orleans as 1st and 2nd place: “Excimer Laser Treatment of PRK and LASIK decentration” “Astigmatism Management Raising the bar to the perfect spherical cornea”
  4. 1999 Best paper in two Session of ASCRS-Seattle: “Hyperopic and Hyperopic astigmatism correction with a Nidek EC-5000 excimer laser: New Algorithm” “Ablation of both meridians in Lasik and PRK: Tissue-sparing strategy to correct myopic and Hyperopic astigmatism”
  5. 2003 Best paper in session Symposium on Cataract, IOL and Refractive Surgery ASCRS Congress, San Francisco
  6. Honour awarded by the International Society of Refractive Surgery – USA for his outstanding scientific contribution to Refractive Surgery (1988)
  7. Lans Achievement Award Certificate Honour awarded by the American Academy of Ophthalmology for his outstanding scientific contribution (2003)
  8. Senior Achievement Award of American Academy of Ophthalmology (2010)
  9. 2011 Best Paper of Session- ASCRS 2011
  10. Waring Medal for Editorial Excellence- Journal of Refractive Surgery 2011
  11. Renato Frezzotti SOI (Società Italiana di Oftalmologia) Medal Lecture 2011
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