P. Michael Iuvone began serving as director of research at the Emory Eye Center beginning in September 2009. Originally from New York, Dr. Iuvone came to Emory in 1978, serving in the pharmacology department, and was promoted to full professor in 1990. He held a joint appointment in ophthalmology from 1980.
Iuvone is a leader in numerous research organizations, such as the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) and the International Society of Eye Research. He currently serves as principal investigator on a NIH grant that deals with retinal function, which provides basic science information relevant to eye diseases such as age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy.
He is also principal investigator of a training grant from the National Eye Institute (NEI) and of an NEI core grant, that supports research of vision scientists in the Atlanta Vision Research Community, with laboratories at Emory University, the Atlanta VA Medical Center, Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia State University, and Morehouse School of Medicine. He is a co-investigator on several other NIH grants dealing with myopia, retinal pathology, and circadian rhythms in health and disease.
Dr. Haque joined the faculty of the Department of Ophthalmology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia (USA) in 2009. He has more than 20 years of experience in molecular biology research. His research interest includes retinal circadian biology as well as ocular microRNA. He is interested in characterizing microRNA molecules and investigating their role in the expression of genes related to ocular diseases like age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and retinal vascular diseases. He is a member of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.
Prior to his appointment at Emory Eye Center, Dr. Haque's research and teaching positions include: assistant professor, Department of Zoology, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh, 1984-1990; British Council visiting scientist, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, England, 1989; USSR Academy of Science Fellow, Moscow, 1990; associate professor, Department of Zoology, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh, 1990-1993; WHO scholar, Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Atlanta, Georgia (USA), 1993-1994; senior research scientist, Emory University, 1996-1998; and instructor (faculty), Department of Pharmacology, Emory University, 1998-2009.
Keratoconus (collagen cross linking, INTACS, Keratoplasty)
Cataract and premium intraocular lenses (IOLs)
Customised corneal transplantation (tissue and cell corneal grafts)
Laser Refractive surgery including therapeutic laser treatment
Lens Refractive surgery ( phakic IOLs)
Secondary eye implants
Refractive surgery ( both cornea and lens)
Refractive Lens Exchange
Toric, trifocal, and multifocal IOLs
Eye surface growth and cancer
She obtained her medical diploma in 1996 at the Silesian Medical Academy (from 2007, Medical University of Silesia) and at this university she was employed . He has 1st and 2nd degree specialization in ophthalmology. She obtained her doctoral degree in 2001 on the basis of her work: diabetic retinopathy and rheological properties of blood. She was habilitated in 2012 on the basis of an assessment of scientific achievements and work entitled Assessment of hemoreological parameters on the occurrence and progression of selected ophthalmological disorders related to blood flow disorders.The scientific title of professor of medical sciences was given to her in 2018. He is an adjunct at the Department of Ophthalmology of the Medical University of Silesia. He works at Episode II of the Adult Ophthalmology Clinic at the University Center of Ophthalmology and Oncology in Katowice. She belongs to the Polish Society of Ophthalmology (chairwoman of the Silesian branch) and the AMD Association (also the chairwoman of the Silesian branch). In addition, he is also a member of international ophthalmic organizations: the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), the European Society of Cataracts and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS), the European VitreoRetinal Society (EVRS) and Euretina. In addition, he is also a lecturer at the European School of Advanced Ophthalmology ( ESASO ) in Swiss Lugano. She published her works in national and foreign magazines, including in the "Eye Clinic" The clinical and research interests of K. Michalska-Malecka concern, among others, cataract treatment, glaucoma, macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy
Ellen Tart-Jensen is a graduate of Appalachian State University, University of New Mexico, Westbrook University and the Open International University. She has studied and worked in the field of Iridology, Nutrition and Natural Healing Methods for 30 years. She is certified to teach Certification Classes by the International Iridology Practitioners Association (IIPA). Having taught numerous classes with Dr. Bernard Jensen, she is certified to teach Iridology and sign certificates by him. For two years, Tart-Jensen studied natural healing methods at the Prasura Natural Health Clinic in Switzerland. For five years she wrote articles, edited books, analyzed iris slides, traveled and lectured with Dr. Bernard Jensen. Tart-Jensen taught Iridology at Howard Medical University and directed a research study on Iris Signs and Diabetes for Winston Salem State University and Howard Medical University. She has a busy practice, Lifestyle Counseling Services, where she uses a state of the art high powered digital camera to photograph eyes. She receives iris photographs by e-mail from around the world to be analyzed.
Daniele Lo Rito. Graduated (1980) in Medicine and Surgery at Padua, with a dissertation on acupuncture related otolaryngology. He specialized in Otolaryngology (1983) at the University of Verona. with a thesis on the use of potassium ascorbate in cancer ENT. Daniele Lo Rito practice otolaryngology, acupuncture, homeopathy and iridology, herbal medicine, therapy with Bach flowers, with flowers Californians and Australians, using the Ka and Mo oleolites. In the field of iridology research Daniele Lo Rito has found:
a- time risk of the method, how to read the time through your iris
b- the method of Space Risk, how to read body areas related to the spine
c- dimensional method of iridology, as we can read the information and multiple levels iridology.
I am a consultant ophthalmic surgeon with 19 year experience in ophthalmology and the only consultant ophthalmologist in the UK with dual fellowship training in children (paediatric) cornea, ocular surface, and cataract. I work for the NHS at the world famous Corneo Plastic Unit and Eye Bank at Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead, as well as my private practice in London and Sussex.Previously, I have looked after children with corneal diseases and performed many conreal transplantations (grafts) in newborns and small babies. I treat adults as well as small children with complex ocular surface and corneal problems. Our patients are referred from various eye centres and hospitals around the country. Dealing with the most challenging eye conditions is part of my day to day work.
On top of my busy clinical practice, I keep investing my time in new innovations in ophthalmology, in particular cornea in adults and children. I am a reviewer to many reputable journals in ophthalmology. I have numerous publications in peer reviewed journals and wrote many book chapters in ophthalmology. I am a regular lecturer at international conferences and teach new techniques in corneal transplant surgery to international colleagues.
I am the founder of London Children's Eye Clinic:A group of highly experienced ophthalmologists in various aspects of children's eye care.
People praise me for my professionalism, experience, knowledge, and kindness. In my spare time, I enjoy doing charity work in the UK and abroad.
Ingrid Kreissig is currently a Professor at Department of Ophthalmology Univ. Mannheim-Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany. She is also serving as Adjunct Professor at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, New York. Her specialization includes, Posterior Segment of the Eye: St. Gall/Switzerland, Bonn/Germany, and New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center/USA. During 1979-2000, she has been the Chairman of Univ. Tuebingen/Germany. She has published more than 404 papers, those are been published in national and international journals of ophthalmology, basically on topics such as surgery of retinal detachment with long-term follow-up of anatomic and functional results, cryopexy histology, tumors, AMD, diabetic retinopathy, and intravitreal pharmacotherapy. She has also published many books.
Rosane silvestre de castro Founding member of the Brazilian Cornea and Eye Bank
She holds a degree in Medicine from the Faculty of Medical Sciences of State University of Campinas - BR (1985), master's degree in Medicine by Faculty of Medical Sciences of the State University of Campinas -BR(1997) and PhD in Medicine from the Faculty of Medical Sciences of the State University of Campinas-BR (2001). She is currently a State University of Campinas, a founding member and the Brazilian Cornea and Eye Bank. Medical assistant of the discipline of ophthalmology of the Clinical Hospital of the State University of Campinas (CH Unicamp) Chief sector of cornea and external diseases of the ophthalmology discipline of CH Unicamp Physician responsible for corneal transplant team of the CH Unicamp.
Ophthalmology, cataract, cornea and external diseases, prevention of blindness.