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Paolo Lanzetta

Professor of Ophthalmology, Chairman, Department of Medicine, Ophthalmology, University of Udine, Italy, Director of the Ophthalmology Residency Program, University of Udine, Italy, Founder and Scientific Director, IEMO, Istituto Europeo di Microchirurgia Oculare, Udine and Milan, Italy

A little-known or interesting thing about you...

I am involved in humanitarian missions in Africa, and attend a hospital in Ghana visiting and operating on patients during my summer annual leave.

Do you have any controversial opinions?

I am yet to understand the role and utility of the femtolaser in cataract surgery.

The biggest challenge of the retina field…

Maintaining proper vision in the long term in patients with different types of maculopathies.

Your predictions for the field…

Artificial intelligence will be part of our standard armamentarium.

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