Dr. Paolo Vinciguerra is head of Ophthalmology in Humanitas Research Hospital.
He has extensive surgical experience in cataract surgery performing over 5000 interventions, over 2000 transplantations, over 500 interventions with the excimer laser (refractive and therapeutic), more than 500 glaucoma interventions, 2000 retina interventions.
He has been involved in the design and development of the excimer laser Nidek Co. LTD (since 1991) and holds international patents. He belongs to the International Group for the development of the official laser “Aesculap Medical” Germany (1991-1993).
He also belongs to the International Group for the development of Thermokeratoplasty for the biomechanical component (Laser Thermal Keratoplatic) (USA) (1993-1996).
He was also the Coordinator Research Group Meditec Laser Italy from 1993-1998. Since 2005 he teaches in Milan University and during the period 2001 – 2003 he has a Visiting Professor at Ohio State University (USA)