Giuseppe Lo Giudice

Azienda Ospedaliera di Padova

Dr. Giuseppe Lo Giudice obtained his medical degree at University of Messina, Italy. His ophthalmological residency was completed at the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Padua, Italy, After his residency training, he became an Assistant in Ophthalmology at Conegliano Hospital and after he became a fellow at the Ophthalmology Department of the Gironcoli Ophthalmic Centre, Conegliano, Treviso, Italy. Since 2007 he has been a Professor Assistant in Ophthalmology at San Antonio Hospital in Padua. His major field of interest is development of new treatments for retinal diseases (proliferative retinopathies, AMD, and diabetic retinopathy). He also has more than 20 years of experience in clinical research as well as in clinical trials and laboratory research. He has performed more than 7000 anterior segment surgery (cataract surgery, phacotrabeculectomy, trabeculectomy etc.) in the last 5 years. More than 1500 vitreoretinal surgeries due to several vitreoretinal diseases (ocular trauma, complicated cataract surgery, retinal pucker, retinal detachment, and vitreoretinal proliferative disease) have been also performed in the last 3 years at the San Antonio Hospital.

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Blindness and vision impairment affect at least 2.2 billion people worldwide with most individuals having a preventable vision impairment. The majority of people with vision impairment are older than 50 years, however, vision loss can affect people of all ages. Reduced eyesight can have major and long-lasting effects on all aspects of life, including daily personal activities, interacting with the community, school and work opportunities, and the ability to access public services. This book provides an overview of the effects of blindness and visual impairment in the context of the most common causes of blindness in older adults as well as children, including retinal disorders, cataracts, glaucoma, and macular or corneal degeneration.

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