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.
Dr. Chaudhary is Professor of Surgery and Chief of Ophthalmology at McMaster University. He is an Associate Member at McMaster School of Biomedical Engineering and McMaster Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence & Impact.
Professor at the Duke-NUS Medical School, National University of Singapore, and Head of the Medical Retina Department, Singapore National Eye Center. Gemmy Cheung heads the Retina Research Group at the Singapore Eye Research Institute.
Nancy M. Holekamp
Nancy M. Holekamp, MD is Director of Retina Services at the Pepose Vision Institute in St. Louis, Missouri. Prior, she was Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri.
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.
Professor of Ophthalmology, Vice Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, and Sidney Fox Chair of Ophthalmology at the Sackler Faculty of Medicine at the Tel Aviv University, and the Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology at the Tel Aviv Medical Center.
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.
Chairman and Managing Director of the Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital in Mumbai, visiting professor at Balaji Medical College and Saveetha Medical University Chennai, India, Marmoindes University, Argentina and ESASO University of Lugano, Switzerland.
Dr Mali Okada is a sub-specialty trained Medical Retina and Vitreoretinal specialist. She is a consultant at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital and is a senior researcher with The University of Melbourne’s Centre for Eye Research Australia wh
Tunde Peto is Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology at Queen’s University Belfast, Clinical Lead of the Northern Irish Diabetic Retinopathy (DR) Screening Programme and a Consultant Ophthalmologist in Medical Retina.
Retinal specialist at the Department of Ophthalmology of the University of Udine, Italy, and Healthcare Director the European Institute of Ocular Microsurgery (IEMO), Udine, Italy.
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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