ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL PROFILE
El Dr. Carlos Vergés (Barcelona 1957) Collegiate 15619 Barcelona. Medical Manager and Medical Director of Área Oftalmológica Avanzada, he graduated in Medicine and Surgery at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Barcelona at 1980 and moved to Boston (USA) to do basic research in ophthalmology, doing a PhD in Biology at Harvard University and his Doctoral Thesis on Mechanisms of lacrimal secretion, which will be basic to understanding the pathology of the Syndrome of Dry Eye, (Thesis presented at Barcelona 1983) and which represent the National Research Award (1983).
After the period of basic research he performed the specialty of ophthalmology between Barcelona and Boston, with a Fellow at Cornea in the Department of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (1985) and in Ocular Pathology at Moorfield Eye Hospital London and the Hôpital de Dieu de Paris (1986).
In Barcelona he carries out his professional activity in the Hospital Clínico Provincial de Barcelona, first as Deputy and then as Head of the Previous Segment Section, where he highlights his contributions in theampor cataract surgery with phacoemulsification and in the campor of the cornea, with new treatments with immuno suppressants (Cyclosporine) in the cornea transplant (National Prize INQUIFARMA 1985).
In your concern for ampbundle the campor of ophthalmology, he holds a Master's Degree in Hospital Services Management (ESADE 1990) and in 1995 he studies a Philosophy Degree.
In 1991, he won the professions of the Professors of the Chair and became the Head of Service of the Department of Ophthalmology at the Hospital del Mar in Barcelona and in 2000 he moved to the Institut Universitari Dexeus as Head of Service. In 2007, he joined the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) and began to carry out his clinical activity at the CIMA Clinic, attached to this University, where he focused on the development of new intraocular lenses for cataract surgery and new ablation profiles for presbyopia laser surgery, appearing as scientific advisor to the world's leading companies as an ophthalmologist.
Currently, Dr. Carlos Vergés develops his professional activity as head of service of ophthalmology of Hospital Universitari Dexeus along with all its medical team of Área Oftalmológica Avanzada where it has a technological, medical and surgical team of high complexity in everything related to diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases.
Research and teaching
During these years he has taught with his own program in the training of MIR specialists, has done several doctoral courses and masters specialized in the previous segment and published numerous scientific articles in journals and books and is part of the most important ophthalmological societies, participating actively in courses and conferences. He is currently a member of the Board of the International Society of Refractive surgery and the American Academy of Ophthalmology (SSRI, AAO).
Currently he continues his clinical activity in Área Oftalmológica Avanzada and with his teaching and research activity at the UPC, collaborating with other national and foreign universities. His area of interest is focused on the field of cataracts and neurophysiological mechanisms of vision, especially related to sports.
Video presentation of Dr. Carlos Vergés
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