Richard C. Troutman Award – AAO 2019

The Richard C. Troutman Award recognizes the scientific merit of a young ophthalmologist, in order to reward the best publication made each year in the Journal of Refractive Surgery (JRS), the most prestigious Journal of the specialty.

During the 2019 American Academy of Ophthalmology – AAO, held in San Francisco, California, the International Society of Refractive Surgery (ISRS) awarded the young Brazilian doctor, Dr. Carla S. Medeiros Conti for her work “The impact o Photorefractive surgery and mytomicin C on corneal nerves ”. The work was carried out during the Ophthalmologist’s fellow in Refractive Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, in partnership with the USP School of Medicine, where she obtained her PhD in Medical Sciences.

Ophthalmology at the 27th International Oculoplastic Congress 2019

The performance of USP Ophthalmology at the 27th International Congress of Oculoplastic – SBCOP 2019, in Goiânia, obtained 3 award-winning works, presented by members of our Department of Ophthalmology HCFMUSP.

  1. Video: Orbit decompression with malar implant.
    Authors: Ibrahim Latif, Allan Pieroni Gonçalves, Marina Schimidt
  1. Free Theme: Evaluation of the efficacy of mitomycin-C in modified laser transcanicular dacryocystorhinostomy: randomized, double-blind and placebo-controlled study.
    Eduardo Feijó, J Caixeta, Roberto Limongi, Suzana Matayoshi
  1. Free Theme: Use of botulinum toxin to treat epiphora in lacrimal pathway obstruction.
    Janaína Brabo, Carolina Bicheiro, Suzana Matayoshi

Congratulations to all of you!
Proud to be Ophthalmology USP

Dr. Leandro Cabral Zacharias

leandro_cabral_zachariasRetina sector assistant at the HCFMUSP Ophthalmological Clinic

Global ONE Video Contest award winner, with the film entitled “Surgical Management of Posterior Retinal Folds” – by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2014.


Dr. Leonardo Provetti Cunha

Dr. Leonardo P. Cunha, winner of the  best video award at the 42nd Congress of the Brazilian Society of Retina and Vitreo 2017, held in Rio de Janeiro.