At the unit of Ophthalmology, there are ongoing research projects on the following topics:
Inherited eye diseases, with special focus on retinal dystrophies.
Glaucoma, with particular focus on the development of new techniques for the measurement of intraocular pressure.
Corneal wound healing and diseases, with special focus on keratoconus and corneal disease requiring transplantation.
Cataract pathophysiology, advancement of cataract surgical techniques, long time follow-up of vision and visual function after cataract surgery.
Extraocular muscle structure and composition with particular interest on the response of these muscles to neuromuscular diseases.
Pediatric ophthalmology, in particular eye complications of juvenile idiopathic arthritis.