The Intravitreal Expert Group (IVEG), a panel of top-tier international vitreoretinal surgeons, was founded in May 2012 with the aim of improving patient care by addressing areas of unmet need for guidance and education in the field of intravitreal intervention. The IVEG members’ biographies demonstrate the wealth of experience shared by this group of professionals aligned in their mission to promote and provide best practice recommendations to raise the standard of care.
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Lucia Lee Ferraro
Lucia Lee Ferraro is a macula specialist working in Barcelona at the Institut de la Mácula i de la Retina, at the Fundacio Sant Joan de Deu Martorell and, as a researcher, at the Barcelona Macula Foundation.
Professor and chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Bonn, Germany.
Paolo Lanzetta is professor and chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Udine, Italy, and founder and scientific director of the European Institute of Ocular Microsurgery (IEMO), Udine, Italy.
Jordi Monés is director of the Macula and Retina Institute, Barcelona; founder and director of the Barcelona Macula Foundation: Research for Vision; and coordinator of the Ophthalmology Department at the Teknon Medical Centre in Barcelona.
Sanjay Sharma is a professor of ophthalmology and epidemiology at Queen’s University and holds Masters degrees in epidemiology and business administration.
Paulo Stanga is a consultant ophthalmologist and vitreoretinal surgeon at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital and professor of ophthalmology and retinal regeneration at the University of Manchester.
Daniele Veritti is currently a research associate at the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Udine, Italy. He received his medical degree from the University of Udine, where he also completed an ophthalmology residency.
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