Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology (University of Udine) and Scientific Director of the European Institute of Ocular Microsurgery, Italy
Professor Paolo Lanzetta is Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Udine, and Scientific Director of the European Institute of Ocular Microsurgery (IEMO) in Udine, Italy.
Professor Lanzetta is actively involved in retinal clinical research and is currently an investigator in many international, multicenter clinical trials on photodynamic therapy, anti-angiogenic therapies, and new drugs and delivery systems. With surgical experience in anterior and posterior segment procedures and laser treatments, Professor Lanzetta has given more than 350 presentations at national and international meetings. He is a member of numerous professional societies, including ARVO and the Macula Society.
As well as publishing more than 170 original articles, Professor Lanzetta is a scientific reviewer for many journals and serves on the editorial board of the European Journal of Ophthalmology. His main areas of activity are laser applications in ophthalmology; diagnosis and treatment of retinal, vitreous, and macular diseases; and cataract surgery.