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Cataract Surgery for Irregular Corneas: Dr. Emilio Torres-Netto’s Presentation in Luzern

As the medical community gathers in Lucerne for the prestigious Swiss Academy of Ophthalmology (SAoO) 2024 Congress, a parallel event of significant interest is poised to captivate attendees’ attention. The Swiss advanced ophthalmic instrument and equipment distributor, Von Hoff, is holding the event during the congress week. A notable highlight of this gathering will be Dr. Dr. Emilio Torres-Netto, MD, PhD, FWCRS, from the ELZA Institute Zurich, presenting on “Cataract Surgery for Irregular Corneas” at the Hotel Continental Park on Thursday, April 11, 2024.

Dr. Torres-Netto, already a highly distinguished figure in the field of corneal and refractive surgery, is set to offer profound insights into tackling the complexities associated with performing cataract surgery on patients with irregular corneas. This topic is particularly crucial for cataract surgeons, as it touches on the nuanced interplay between corneal irregularities and cataract extraction, challenging surgeons to achieve optimal visual outcomes.

The Von Hoff event’s agenda kicks off at 18:30 h with an introduction, followed by Dr. med. Kristof Vandekerckhove’s insights on EDOF Lenses, and progresses into an engaging Q&A session. Dr. Torres-Netto’s presentation is begins at 19:15 h, promising to shed light on innovative techniques and the latest research findings in the field. The evening continues with an opportunity for direct engagement with experts during the Apéro Riche / Meet the experts segment, facilitating a rich exchange of knowledge and perspectives.

While separate from the official SAoO 2024 agenda, the Von Hoff event offers a unique opportunity for those in Lucerne for the congress to enrich their learning experience. Dr. Torres-Netto’s session, in particular, represents a convergence of expertise and innovation, addressing the critical issue of cataract surgery in patients with irregular corneas—a topic that has garnered significant interest within the ophthalmological community.

For professionals interested in the cutting-edge of cataract and corneal surgery, registration details for this pivotal presentation can be obtained by reaching out to Lucia Walo at +41 44 738 22 42 or info@vonhoff.ch. Situated at the Hotel Continental Park, Murbacherstrasse 4, 6002 Luzern, this event promises to be an enriching addition to the week’s educational endeavors, offering attendees a comprehensive overview of the latest advancements in ophthalmic care.

Location: Hotel Continental Park, Murbacherstrasse 4, 6002 Luzern 

Date: Thursday, April 11, 2024

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This parallel event to the SAoO 2024 Congress is a testament to the vibrant exchange of knowledge and expertise that characterizes the field of ophthalmology. Dr. Torres-Netto’s presentation is an essential engagement for those dedicated to advancing their practice in cataract surgery and corneal treatment, promising an evening of invaluable insights and networking opportunities.

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mike
09:02 04 Jan 23
Overall as a 50 year old, who wanted to continue to avoid wearing glasses and/or contact lenses, my goal was 100%... achieved with ELZA and Dr. Hafezi. I greatly appreciated the overall approach by Dr. Hafezi and his friendly and competent team in reviewing my vision at the start and following a comprehensive eye exam- the explanations of my options. For me I chose PRK in one eye for a monovision solution to correct short sightedness which was becoming more prevalent in night driving and sports such as skiing and cycling. PRK heals slowly but the outcome is worth the wait- and the cost- you use your eyes every waking moment- and for me I cannot see any reason not to pursue better vision with the ELZA team! A great quality of life enhancement!ler mais
Zuzana Fecko
Zuzana Fecko
21:48 31 Oct 22
Thank you so much, Dr. Torres and prof. Hafezi. 26 years I was only “dreaming” about the eye surgery due to possible... complications. I was worried ..Thank you for encouraging me to make a decision and thank you for your professionalism, explanations and great work!I wish you all the best, lots of success and only happy patients!ler mais
Serena Fazio
Serena Fazio
11:15 06 Mar 22
I have been to the ELZA clinic to have surgery for my miopy, as my eyes were rejecting the contacts and I was tired of... wearing glasses. From the first preliminary visit, to the actual surgery and post-surgery care Dr. Hafezi and all his collaborators have been extremely professional, considerate and helpful. All the steps of the (very short!) surgery were thoroughly explained to me in order to be as calm as possible, together with the medication plan and precautions to be aware of so that my eyes could heal in the best way possible. By following their exact instructions, the healing process has been very successful and smooth, and after about one week I was able to see perfectly. I absolutely recommend this team and their expertise!ler mais
Robin A
Robin A
11:43 16 Feb 22
Top experts and professional team. Highly recommended
Thunder Shiviah
Thunder Shiviah
14:05 23 Nov 21
After some research on local options I decided to go with ELZA since it stood out as the best. The operation and the... post-operation recovery went extremely smooth (something I was worried about with PRK). Now my vision is much better than I had hoped and I have no side effects such as dry eye or night vision problems. Thank you!ler mais
Thomas S.
Thomas S.
09:37 07 Jul 21
My left eye had to be operated on because of a cataract. As I had an Artiflex lens implanted a few years ago, it had to... be removed first before a modern lens could be implanted to correct the cataract. Prof. Hafezi treated me in an very competent and friendly manner. I am very happy with the result.ler mais
Selma A. Rahim
Selma A. Rahim
19:45 02 Jul 21
Dr. Hafezi.. the KING OF CXL🤴
Gianluca Ricci
Gianluca Ricci
12:46 10 Apr 21
Great team and service!
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rehaneyecare
05:36 08 Apr 21
Excellent surgeon
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Steven H.A
16:13 11 Jan 21
Prof. F. Hafezi s expertise is enormous and he has a very pleasant and calm nature which gives the patient... security.Thank youler mais
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Online Commande
09:19 05 Dec 20
Totally creepy, very arrogant Prof.He just want your money.It may explain, why this Prof. is not in the center of the... city of Zürich and why he has been thrown away from University of Geneva.ler mais
Elena Churilova
Elena Churilova
10:06 17 Nov 20
At the moment, 3 months have passed since the moment I made laser vision correction in this clinic. and I can say that... I am happy that I chose this particular clinic and Prof. F. Hafezi. The entire staff of the clinic is very friendly, treats patients with sympathy and patience if they are nervous before surgery (my big gratitude to Aida Alili for all support and patience). The doctor Hafezi and other doctors of the clinic are very professional and ready to explain to you as many times as you need. I can only recommend!ler mais
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Michele Aggiato
18:17 10 Jan 20
The day I had Prof Hafezi checking my keratoconus I knew I was finally in the right place after years of searching for... a good ophthalmologist. Prof Hafezi recommended a surgery due to a drastic degeneration of my cornea. The surgery was performed by himself with the assistance of Dr Rodriguez, one more collaborator of Prof Hafezi’s team who got my full trust.ler mais
Ashley Faulkes
Ashley Faulkes
15:30 21 Mar 16
Professor Hafezi and the team at the ELZA Institute have done an amazing job of creating a first class eye clinic, with... cutting edge technology and support. I went there for a dry eye issue and other issues with my prescription, and they were easily able to help me and put me on the road to better vision! High recommend them to anyone in the Zurich/Aargau area.ler mais
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