Hospital da Luz Ophthalmology Distinguished in Congress of the European Society of Retina Surgery

Oftalmologia Hospital da Luz premiada sociedade europeia

A video work by Susana Teixeira, ophthalmologist in Hospital da Luz units from Torres de Lisboa and Amadora, was distinguished in the annual congress of the European Vitro Retinal Society (EVRS), which took place in Prague, between August 30 and September 2.

The surgery of retinal detachment associated to the late stages of prematurity retinopathy is an extreme surgical challenge. The video “ROP surgery: late stages IV and V” edited by Susana Teixeira was considered the best video paper in the competition “Cesare Forlini Award”, which took place during the EVRS annual congress, the prestigious medical society devoted to the study of issues related with the surgical and clinical resolution of retina diseases.

Susana Teixeira (in the photo above) was also distinguished with the award “EVRS Ambassador” for her involvement in the activities of this medical society, which gathered in Prague about 500 vitro and retinal surgeons from all over the world. Next year, Lisbon will be the stage of the following edition of the congress.

Susana Teixeira is an ophthalmologist specialized in retina surgery and in the treatment of prematurity retinopathy.