Faculty & Bios

Susanna Jr., Remo


Affiliation: Director of Glaucoma Service and chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology and Otorhinolaryngology of the University of S‹o Paulo, S‹o Paulo, Brazil

Country: Brazil

Areas of Interest: He developed the Early Diagnostic Program based in stereo-photographs launch ed in Europe and Asia, considered one of the best programs to teach physicians to diagnose glaucoma optic neuropathy

Leadership Position: Member and has held office in numerous international ophthalmic societies; Founder and served as president of the Latin America Glaucoma Society from 2000 to 2008; Served as governor of the Association of International Glaucoma Societies from 2001 to 2003; President of the Pan America Glaucoma Society and Past president of the World Glaucoma Association; He has authored and edited nine books, 32 book chapters and over 280 papers on glaucoma; He has served on the editorial board of three ophthalmic journals and is a reviewer for numerous journals including British Journal of Ophthalmology, Archives of Ophthalmology, and Journal of Glaucoma, American Journal. Patent for the Susanna implant for glaucoma, the implant most commonly used in Brazil; Driving force behind the creation of programs in Brazil providing free cataract surgery, glaucoma treatment, and children's eye care for the poor.

Confirmed Faculty