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Head, Center of Medical Retina, Marquette-lez-Lille, France

Thomas Desmettre, PhD, MD is the main retina specialist in the North of France with a clinical activity progressively developed since 1998. Since May 2013 this activity takes place in his owned facility in Marquette-Lez-Lille. The equipment (OCT, Angiographs, Lasers) and the Intravitreal Injection (IVI) dedicated room allow to diagnose and treat patients who are all referred by others ophthalmologist from the region. The monthly number of IVI is around 200.

This clinical activity is fuelled by regular lectures in the North of France and in the rest of the country and by an editorship activity with the non-peer rewiewed Journal “Réalités Ophtalmologiques “ which is the most read ophthalmology journal in France. The clinical activity in the North of France is also sustained by an activity in the Paris hospital Lariboisière (Pr Ramin Tadayoni). In this public hospital Dr Desmettre has a weekly clinic and participates to clinical research with others clinicians.

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