Multidisciplinary Unit

Ophthalmology - UOC

The Coimbra Ophthalmology Unit at Hospital da Luz Coimbra - UOC, is comprised by a multidisciplinary team of Ophthalmologists, of national and international prestige, encompassing all sub-specialities of Ophthalmology and with the support of the most modern and current equipment for Diagnosis, Medical and Surgical Treatment.

The Ophthalmology team, referenced Internationally, offers the most advanced equipment and technology in the provision of specialized services in this area.

Experience and Responsibility

This team, with proven National and International Experience, is represented by Prof. Joaquim Murta who cooperates daily in order to maintain High Quality and Excellency levels.



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Dra. Andreia Rosa

Ophthalmology

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Degree in Medicine by the Medical Faculty of Coimbra and winner of the Ibérico Nogueira award for best student graduate at that faculty for the year of 2003.

Specialist in Ophthalmology, Hospitals of the University of Coimbra, 2010.

Internship at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester (USA) and Honorary Fellow at the Moorfields Eye Hospital, London (England)

Hospital Assistant for Ophthalmology at the Cornea and Refractive Surgery Department of the Hospital and University Centre of Coimbra since 2010

Researcher at AIBILI and doctorate student with the Doctoral Program in Health Sciences.

Author of various scientific publications in journals and national and international conferences, Winner of the Plácido Award and the award for best work presented in the Retina field at the Portuguese Ophthalmology Society conference (2008)

Doctor at IDEALMED since 2013.

Areas of specialization

Cornea (Lamellar and penetrating transplants, Ocular Surface Diseases)

Refractive Surgery

Cataract and Glaucoma Surgery

Contactology

Medical Retina

General Practice

Research in Cornea and Ocular Surface

Dra. Dalila Coelho

Ophthalmology

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Degree in Medicine, Medical Faculty of the University of Coimbra (2002)

General Internship, Hospitals of the University of Coimbra (2003-04)

Post-graduation in Hydrology and Climatology, Medical Faculty, University of Coimbra (2003)

Complementary Internship in Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology Department of the Hospitals of the University of Coimbra (2005-09)

Internship at the Orbit and Neuro-ophthalmology Unit, “The Wilmer Eye Institute”, “The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions”, Baltimore MD (EUA) (2008)

Hospital Assistant for Ophthalmology, Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Ophthalmology Department of the Hospital and University Centre of Coimbra since 2009

Doctor at IDEALMED since 2013.

Areas of specialization

Strabismus - Medical and surgical treatment

Paediatrics Ophthalmology

Cataract Surgery

General Practice

Dr. Fausto Carvalheira

Ophthalmology

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Degree in Medicine by the University of Coimbra (1992).

Specialist in ophthalmology by the Hospitals of the University of Coimbra (2000).

Masters in Vision Sciences by the University of Coimbra (2009).

Hospital assistant of Ophthalmology at the Santo André Hospital – Leiria, since 2003.

Doctor at IDEALMED since 2013.

Areas of specialization

Refractive surgery

Cataract Surgery

Ocular-plastic surgery

Neuro-ophthalmology

Dra. Filipa Ponces

Ophthalmology

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Brief Curriculum Vitae

Medicine Degree by the Medicine School of the University of Coimbra (1993)

Ophthalmology Specialist by the Coimbra University Hospitals (2000)

Graduated Ophthalmology Assistant in the Coimbra University Hospital Centre (2013)

Author of several scientific articles in magazines and national and international congresses

Doctor at IDEALMED since 2013.

Dra. Isaura Regadas

Ophthalmology

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Isaura do Carmo Ferraz Regadas got her degree in Medicine on 1978 by the Medical Faculty of Coimbra.

She did her entire General Internship, as well as the Complementary Internship in the Speciality of Ophthalmology, at the Hospitals of the University of Coimbra.

Is a Graduate Hospital Assistant (of the Hospital Medical Career) at the Ophthalmology Department of CHUC (Hospital and University Centre of Coimbra).

Joined the "Retina-Vitreous Section" of the Ophthalmology Department, also of the Hospitals of the University of Coimbra.

Doctor at IDEALMED since 2013.

Areas of Specialization

General Practice

Cataract Surgery

Medical Retina

Vitreo-retinal surgery

Dr. João Pereira Figueira

Ophthalmology

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Degree in Medicine by the Medical Faculty of the University of Coimbra (1993).

Specialist in Ophthalmology (2000).

Hospital Assistant at the Hospital and University Centre of Coimbra in medical retina and vitreo-retinal surgery.

Researcher at IBILI, AIBILI and at the Medical Faculty of the University of Coimbra.

Main Researcher in numerous research projects and international multi-centric clinical trials in the field of retinal diseases.

Assistant at the Medical Faculty since 1997 for the subjects of Pathophysiology and Ophthalmology, Author of numerous articles published in national and international journals and reviewer for national and international scientific journals.

Doctor at IDEALMED since 2013.

Areas of specialization

Vitreo-retinal surgery

Diabetic retinopathy

Retinal detachments

Macular holes

Epiretinal membranes

Traumatology specifically of the posterior segment of the eyeball

Cataract surgery

General Practice

Dr. João Gil

Ophthalmology

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Brief Curriculum Vitae

Master's Degree in Medicine from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Coimbra (2005-2011).

Internship of Specific Training in Ophthalmology at the Hospital and University Center of Coimbra (2013-2016).

Researcher at the Association for Biomedical Research in Light and Image (AIBILI) and grader at the Coimbra Ophthalmology Reading Center (CORC), PhD student in the PhD Program in Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra.

Chief Resident at the Ophthalmology Service of the Hospital and University Center of Coimbra (2015)

Specialist in Ophthalmology by the Hospital and University Center of Coimbra (2017)

European Ophthalmology Specialist by the European Board of Ophthalmology (2017)

Author of multiple book chapters and national and international scientific publications

Doctor at IDEALMED since 2017.

Dr. João Pedro Marques

Ophthalmology

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Prof. Doutor Joaquim Neto Murta

Ophthalmology

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Brief Curriculum Vitae

Professor, Director of the Medical Faculty of the University of Coimbra and Director of the Ophthalmology Department, Hospital and University Centre of Coimbra (CHUC).

Responsible for the supervision of numerous Master's and Doctoral Thesis in Ophthalmology.

Member of the Editorial Board and Reviewer of National and International scientific journals, Main Investigator of National and International Research Projects.

Responsible and National Representative of numerous national and foreign bodies.

Author of numerous publications in national and international scientific journals.

Guest lecturer at McGill University - Montreal (Canada) and of Mansoura University - Mansoura (Egypt)

Doctor at IDEALMED since 2013.

Areas of specialization

Cornea (Lamellar and penetrating transplants, Ocular Surface Diseases)

Refractive Surgery

Cataract surgery and Anterior Segment of the Eyeball specifically traumatology

Glaucoma – medical and surgical treatment

Paediatrics Ophthalmology

General Practice

Research - Eye Transplant, Refractive and Cataract Surgery

Dr. Jorge Henriques

Ophthalmology

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Degree in Medicine by the University of Coimbra (2005)

Internship in Neuro-ophthalmology and Orbit at the “The Wilmer Eye Institute”, “The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions”, Baltimore (USA) (2008)

Internship in Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Ophthalmological Institute of Alicante, Vissum, Alicante (Spain) (2009)

Chief Resident at the Ophthalmology Department of the Hospitals of the University of Coimbra (2009-2010)

Specialist in Ophthalmology for the Hospitals of the University of Coimbra (2010)

Masters by the University of Coimbra (2010)

Ophthalmology Assistant at the Hospital and University Centre of Coimbra (2011-2012)

Ophthalmology Hospital Assistant at the District Hospital of Figueira Foz (2013)

Author of several scientific publications and reports in national and international journals and conferences.

Doctor at IDEALMED since 2013.

Areas of specialization

Cataract and Implant-Refractive Surgery

Neuro-ophthalmology

Glaucoma

Medical Retina

General Practice

Prof. Doutora Maria João Quadrado

Ophthalmology

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Brief Curriculum Vitae

Ophthalmology Assistant of CHUC.

Cornea Department Chief, Hospitalization Unit Chief and CHUC Eye Bank Chief.

Master's in Ophthalmologic Propaedeutics.

Performed international training in the cornea and ocular surface at the Cincinnati Eye Institute (USA), at L.V. Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI), Hyderabad (India) and the Eye Bank of Sorocaba, S. Paulo (Brazil).

Researcher at IBILI (Coimbra) where she developed and participated in research and clinical test projects.

Audit/Quality: cooperated with the Regulatory Body for Health in assessment of ambulatory surgery conditions in Ophthalmology of National Surgery Rooms (2010); Responsible for the implementation of the Eye Bank Certification at CHUC in accordance to Regulations ISO 9001:2008 and Law 12/2009.

Doctor at IDEALMED since 2013.

Areas of specialization

Cornea (Lamellar and penetrating transplants, Ocular Surface Diseases)

Refractive surgery

Contactology

Cataract Surgery

General Practice

Cornea and Ocular Surface Research

Prof. Doutora Maria Luz Cachulo

Ophthalmology

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Degree in Medicine, Medical Faculty of the University of Coimbra (1992).

Specialist in Ophthalmology by the Hospitals of the University of Coimbra (1999).

Graduated Assistant of Ophthalmology of the Hospital and University Centre of Coimbra (2012).

Researcher at the Association for Biomedical Research and Light and Image Innovation (AIBILI) since 1998, in various research projects and clinical trials.

Author of several scientific publications in journals and national and international conferences.

Doctor at IDEALMED since 2013.

Degree in Medicine, Medical Faculty of the University of Coimbra (1992).

Specialist in Ophthalmology by the Hospitals of the University of Coimbra (1999).

Graduated Assistant of Ophthalmology of the Hospital and University Centre of Coimbra (2012).

Researcher at the Association for Biomedical Research and Light and Image Innovation (AIBILI) since 1998, in various research projects and clinical trials.

Author of several scientific publications in journals and national and international conferences.

Prof. Doutor Rufino Silva

Ophthalmology

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Guest Auxiliary Lecturer of the Medical Faculty of the University of Coimbra.

Chief of the Department of Medical Retina and Neuro-ophthalmology at the Ophthalmology Department, Hospital and University Centre of Coimbra (CHUC).

Researcher at AIBILI (Association for Biomedical Research and Innovation in Light in Image); Main Researcher of National and International Research Projects.

Guidance Councillor of various Master's and Doctoral Thesis in Ophthalmology.

Reviewer and member of the Editorial Board of International Scientific Journals.

Author of numerous publications in national and international scientific journals.

Doctor at IDEALMED since 2013.

Areas of specialization

Diagnostic and treatment of retinal diseases (age related macular degeneration (DMI), diabetic retinopathy, choroidal neovascularisation (associated to diseases such as DMI or high myopia), central serous chorioretinopathy, venous occlusions).

Treatment with antiangiogenic intravitreal, photodynamic and photocoagulation cataract laser surgery.

General Practice.

Research – Age Related Macular Degeneration, Pathological Myopia, Venous Occlusions, Diabetic retinopathy.