Head Ophthalmology Service, Fernando Fonseca Hospital, Lisbon, Portugal
Born in 1957 in Lisbon, Portugal
1981- Medical Doctor Degree by the University of Medical Sciences of Lisbon
1991- Specialist in Ophthalmology certified by the Portuguese Board of Ophthalmology
2002- Ophthalmology Consultant, Department of Ophthalmology, Prof. Dr. Fernando Fonseca Hospital
2005 – Head of Service of Ophthalmology. Prof. Dr. Fernando Fonseca Hospital
Since 1995 until now, in charge of the Cornea and Implant-Refractive Surgery section of the Ophthalmology Department of Prof. Dr. Fernando Fonseca Hospital, and the formation of residents.
Lectured and organized multiple pre- and post-graduation courses, Wet labs and “live surgery” participation about cataract surgery
In the field of her surgical expertise has multiple national and international presentations and conferences, with 12 international and 9 national awards or distinctions.
Portuguese Society of Ophthalmology (SPO): General Secretary 2013-2014
Implant-Refractive Surgery Portuguese Group (CIRP): Coordinator 2005-2006
European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS): Co-opted member of the Board 2005-2009; Educational committee 2005 -2009
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS)
Areas of interest:
Complicated cataract, anterior segment reconstructive surgery, innovations in micro-incision cataract surgery and corneal surgery.