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CVENKEL Barbara

Head of Glaucoma Unit, Eye Hospital Ljubljana, Slovenia

Professional Career
2008 –Head of glaucoma unit of the Eye Hospital Ljubljana
2002- Assist. Professor of ophthalmology of University of Medicine Ljubljana
2001 – Doctoral thesis: Influence of antiglaucoma therapy on the expression of HLA-DR antigens on conjunctival epithelial cells
1994- Master thesis: Conjunctival Impression Cytology
1995- Completed training in ophthalmology
1995- European Glaucoma Society Grant for glaucoma at the Moorfields Eye Hospital, London
1982-  Doctor of Medicine MD, University Ljubljana, Medical Faculty

Clinical Research Experience
Many articles on glaucoma and ocular surface, selective laser treatment in glaucoma, imaging published in international journals and national medical journal.
To improve diagnostics and management of glaucoma in Slovenia published guidelines for treatment of glaucoma.
The principal investigator for Slovenia in several multicentre studies.
Reviewer for Lasers in Medicine  and Surgery, Graefe’s Clinical and Experimental  Ophthalmology, Histology

Main interests
Glaucoma: ocular surface changes after topical treatment and surgery, imaging in glaucoma, selective laser trabeculoplasty.

Memberships
European Glaucoma Society, European Association for Vision and Eye Research, Slovene Ophthalmological Society.

Additional Affiliations (responsibilities)
President of Slovene Glaucoma Society
Member of the Executive Committee of the European Glaucoma Society

 

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