Speakers

Dr. Jorge Alio
CATARACT
SPAIN

Prof. Dr Jorge Alio MD, PhD, FEBO is Professor and Chairman of Ophthalmology, University Miguel Hernandez, Alicante, Spain, founder of Vissum Corporation, Spain and the Jorge AliĆ³ Foundation for the Prevention of Blindness. He is a high-volume surgeon in cataract, cornea and refractive surgery with over 50,000 surgeries performed. His main research interests include lens, refractive and corneal surgery. Pioneer in the area of multifocal, accommodative and toric IOLs, excimer laser refractive surgery, phakic IOLs and corneal regeneration surgery. Author of over 563 peer review papers, 367 chapters, 93 books. Extremely active at congresses with lectures and courses. 2018 Hirsch factor (h-factor) of 60 (Scopus). LXIII chair of the Academia Ophthalmologica Internationalis, XLIX chair of the European Academy of Ophthalmology, member of the American Ophthalmological Society and has received over 103 international and national awards. He is the creator and Director of the online course Scientific Methodology in Refractive, Cataract and Cornea Surgery (University Miguel Hernandez). Fellows from all over the world come to his research facilities to be trained under his supervision.