Dr. Emilio Torres-Netto, MD, PhD, is a cornea and cataract surgeon at the ELZA Institute in Zurich. Emilio was featured in this month’s issue of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today Europe, with the article “The Tried-and-True Way is to Build Trust.” His contribution was part of the publication’s “Perfect the Patient Lifecycle” issue, and explains to readers (other ophthalmologists) about the best way to build good relationships with patients that stand the test of time. In the article, he details exactly what needs to be done by doctors to build trust with their patients, and that simply means: be honest, and be sympathetic, realistic and empathic. Why not visit the ELZA Institute and see if Dr Torres-Netto’s “Tried-and-True way” works for you!
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Torres-Netto EA. The Tried-and-True method is to build trust: Retain patients with keratoconus by showing them sincerity and sympathy. Cataract and Refractive Surgery Europe, May:32–33 (2022).
About Dr. Emilio Torres-Netto
Emilio A. Torres-Netto is a cornea, cataract and refractive surgeon who has trained in several renowned centers in Brazil (Federal University of Sao Paulo and Medicine Faculty Santa Casa Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo), the United States of America (Stanford University, Stanford, California), France (Fondation Ophtalmologique Adolphe de Rothschild, Paris) and Switzerland. He is currently engaged in the development of new and innovative therapeutic approaches for keratoconus, cross-linking and refractive surgeries at the ELZA Institute and the University of Zurich, Switzerland.
Dr. Torres-Netto is the author of several articles in peer-review journals and has received 12 Prizes and Awards from the largest societies of Ophthalmology. Recently, after a unanimous decision, he was chosen as the inaugural World Winner of the International Council of Ophthalmology Award for his work in corneal biomechanics, keratoconus and cross-linking. He recently was awarded the Barraquer Medal by the Brazilian Association for Cataract and Refractive Surgeons.