Born in Macerata on the 22/2/1952, resident in Piedmont since 1965
Graduation in classical studies with the highest school marks.
Graduated in Medicine and Surgery, with the highest school marks and e printing dignity at the University of Torino in October
1976.Specialized in Ophthalmology, with the highest school marks and e printing dignity at the University of Torino in July 1980.
Registered at “l’ordine dei Medici of Turin”
He has about 28.000 interventions made on the anterior segment and on the posterior segment.
He is particularly interested in surgery of anterior segment and refractive surgery.
He worked for thirteen years at the department of pathology and retinal surgery to the Ophthalmic Hospital of Turin
Since 1981 freelance.
He directed for three years the Low Vision Center like owner-manager of the Piedmont region to the Hospital of Fossano (CN).
He has been responsible for four years of the ophthalmology division to the clinic “Promea” of Turin.
He has been responsible for three years of the ophthalmology division to the clinic “Sant’Anna” of Casale Monferrato (AL).
Since 2012 from today he is responsible of the ophthalmology division to the clinic “Istituto Raffaele Garofalo” of Verbania (VB)
Since 2015 he directs the Cataract Surgery Center with laser at femtoseconds of the clinic “Eremo di Miazzina” of Verbania
B.Sc.Optom, London, Ph.D. Optometrist Jean-Pierre has a special interest in helping children with learning difficulties to see better. He also helps adults who have only recently been diagnosed with learning difficulties to improve their visual coordination and understand why they have had trouble for so many years. Jean-Pierre’s strong research background means that the solutions he offers are proven to work.
University of Minho, Physics Department The Minho University is a university established in Braga in 1973, with the rest of the so-called “New University” that have implemented the higher education system in Portugal. Address: R. da Universidade, 4704-553 Braga, Portogallo Inscription: 18.330 (2015) Fundation: 11/08/1973
Is the Coordinator for general ophthalmology. He is mainly engaged in refractive surgery and cataract surgery. FORMATION Doct. Luca Vigo is graduated with honors and praise at the State University of Milan, headquarters where he also received his specialization in Ophthalmology with 70/70 cum laude. In 1994 he made a stage at the University of California in Los Angeles (USA), and since then he deals with refractive surgery.
1980 Ophthalmologist Specialist at “La Sapienza Roma” with 70/70 with honors. 1977/91 Assistant until he became Ophthalmologist Primary in the hospitals Villa Betania and San Camillo in Rome. He participated to more than 200 courses of national and internationals updates like Professor and/or supervisor. Over 500 congresses participating with monothematic courses, conferences, roundtables, live surgery. Diplomas and certificates deliveries at the most important schools of ophthalmology and institutes, like Bogota (Barraquer), Moscow (Fijodorov), Odessa – Texas (sheets), Baltimore (John Hopkins Stark), Las Vegas (Sinskey), Amsterdam (Bado), Nice (Crozafon), Budapest (Nagy), ecc… Gold Medal for best young ophthalmologist of the Italian Society of Ophthalmology. 1982 Award of scientific photography in ophthalmology. Consultant Assistant Ophthalmologist at the hospital of Magliano Sabina (Rieti) USL RI 2. 1984 Consultant Ophthalmologist at the face Maxillofacial Surgery Department of S. Camillo di Roma. 1984 Certificate optometrist, optician, researcher investigator iridologist etc.
Is the Doctor in Charge of the Center. He is mainly engaged in refractive surgery and cataract surgery. FORMATION Doct. Carones is graduated in Medicine and Surgery at the State University of Milan in 1988 with the 110/110 cum laude. Specialized in Ophthalmology in 1992 at the same University with the 70/70 cum laude, he has focused immediately his professional interests on refractive surgery and cataract. In 1992 he made a training at the University of Emory (Atlanta, USA) to acquire further knowledges in the field of refractive surgery.
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