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PROF. ALIÓ, THE ONLY SPANISH AMONG THE 100 MOST INFLUENTIAL OPHTHALMOLOGISTS

Prof. Jorge Alio is among the 100 most influential people in the field of International Ophthalmology, according to The Ophthalmologist. The fact is that he is the only Spanish to appear in this list, developed and voted both by readers as well as a jury of five specialists.

The British magazine says Dr. Jorge Alio ‘ is one of the leading authorities in the field of refractive surgery and is at the forefront of research in this field”. From his biography, The Ophthalmologist stresses the fact of his being the medical director of Vissum – one of the largest ophthalmologic and research centers in Europe-, board member of the ESCRS (European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery) and creator of the Foundation for the Prevention of blindness that bears his name.

The achievements of the 100 names ( ‘Power List’ ) that have contributed to the advances in Ophthalmology are: development of new surgical techniques, ophthalmic drugs and devices; advances in the understanding of the biology, pathology and epidemiology, and the growth of the industry and infrastructure necessary to meet the medical demands of patients. You can read the full article by clicking on the link: theophthalmologist.com/power-list

PROF. ALIO WITH THE ROYAL COUPLE IN THE NATIONAL RESEARCH AWARDS 2014

Today, Prof. Jorge Alio, medical director of Vissum Corporation, attended the National Research Awards 2014. This prize presentation ceremony took place at the Royal Palace in Madrid, and was led by King Philip, Queen Letizia and the Minister of the Economy, Luis de Guindos.

Dr. Alio was invited to the ceremony as a candidate for the award for scientific research, on the recommendation of University Miguel Hernandez in Elche (Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche), in which he is the head of the department of ophthalmology.

The professor was nominated by the University primarily for “excellent research career of Prof. Alió, the importance of his publications, his European recognition in relation to the investigation, his H index …”, among other factors.

Jorge Alio presented to the royal couple his recently published book dedicated to his latest research and called ” Multifocal Intraocular Lenses: The Art and the Practice”.