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New frontiers

  • Eye gene therapy

    Gene therapy is a procedure that allows the transfer of genetic material (a functional copy of the gene) from a healthy cell to a diseased one, (...)

  • Stem cells

    Stem cells are called “immature” because their main characteristic is that of being able to specialize, in other words, being able to become any (...)

  • Refractive surgery

    Laser technology allows the surgical correction of the most common vision defects or refractive errors (myopia, astigmatism and hypermetropia) (...)

  • Retinal laser-therapy

    The retinal laser (argon laser) is generally used to “burn” areas of the diseased retina. However, in some cases, it is used to fix the healthy (...)