• From November 2010 to date:
– Vitreoretinal surgeon at University Eye Clinic – San Giuseppe Hospital (Director:
Prof. Paolo Nucci) in Milan, Italy.
– Collaboration in Clinical Research at IMO (Institut de Microcirugia Ocular) in
Barcelona , Spain (Director: Dr. Borja Corcostegui)

• From September 2009 to September 2010 at the Univesidad Autonoma de
Barcelona (UAB): Master in Vitreoretina at the IMO (Institut de Microcirugia Ocular)
in Barcelona , Spain (Director: Dr. Borja Corcostegui)

• From April to August 2009: Ophthalmologist at the Department of
Vitreo-Retinal Surgery in Fatebenefratelli Hospital in Milan
(Director: Dr. Antonio Scialdone)

• From 2004 to 2008: Attended and worked as a graduate student in the Department of
Ophthalmology at San Paolo Hospital in Milan (Director: Prof. Nicola Orzalesi).
During these years, her focus is mainly on medical and surgical retinal diseases . Her
training includes in particular:
– Phacoemulsification surgery
– Glaucoma Surgery
– Keratoplasty
– Vitreo-Retinal Surgery (macular surgery and retinal detachment)
– Pediatric Ophthalmic surgery: strabismus, ptosis, lacrimal duct intubation,
congenital cataracts, enucleation, etc. .. at the Unit of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (Director: Prof. Paolo Nucci)
– Intravitreal injections
– Small Ophthalmoplastic Surgery
– Retinal Argon laser
– Yag Laser Capsulotomy
– Fluorescein and indocyanine green angiography (Vascular disorders, Age-related
macular degeneration, etc. ..)
Performance in teaching medical student and resident in ophthalmology.


• Mateo C, Gómez-Resa MV, Burés-Jelstrup A, Alkabes M. Surgical outcomes of macular buckling techniques for macular retinoschisis in highly myopic eyes. Saudi J Ophthalmol. 2013 Oct;27(4):235-9. doi: 10.1016/j.sjopt.2013.08.001. Epub 2013 Aug 28.

• Alkabes M, Pichi F, Nucci P, Massaro D, Dutra Medeiros M, Corcostegui B, Mateo C. Anatomical and visual outcomes in high myopic macular hole (HM-MH) without retinal detachment: a review. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2014 Feb;252(2):191-9. doi: 10.1007/s00417-013-2555-5. Epub 2014 Jan 3.

• Burés-Jelstrup A, Alkabes M, Gómez-Resa M, Rios J, Corcóstegui B, Mateo C. Visual and anatomical outcome after macular buckling for macular hole with associated foveoschisis in highly myopic eyes. 2014 Jan;98(1):104-9. doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2013-304016. Epub 2013 Oct 29

• Alkabes M, Burés-Jelstrup A, Salinas C, Medeiros MD, Rios J, Corcostegui B, Mateo C. Macular buckling for previously untreated and recurrent retinal detachment due to high myopic macular hole: a 12-month comparative study. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2014 Apr;252(4):571-81. doi: 10.1007/s00417-013-2497-y. Epub 2013 Oct 26

• Mateo C, Dutra Medeiros M, Alkabes M, Burès-Jelstrup A, Postorino M, Corcostegui B. Illuminated Ando Plombe Improves Optimal Positioning in High Myopic Eyes with Vitreoretinal Diseases secondary to Posterior Staphyloma. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013 Oct 1; 131(10):1359-62

• Mateo C, Alkabes M, Burès-Jelstrup A. Scleral fixation of dexamethasone intravitreal implant (OZURDEX®) in case of angle-supported lens implantation. Int Ophthalmol. 2013 Aug 9. [Epub ahead of print]

• Pichi F, Lembo A, Morara M, Veronese C, Alkabes M, Nucci P, Ciardella AP. Early and late inner retinal changes after inner limiting membrane peeling. Int Ophthalmol. 2014 Apr;34(2):437-46. doi: 10.1007/s10792-013-9831-6. Epub 2013 Jul 18.

• Alkabes M, Padilla L, Salinas C, Nucci P, Vitale L, Pichi F , Burès-Jelstrup A, Mateo C. Assessment of OCT Measurements as Prognostic Factors in Myopic Macular Hole Surgery Without Foveoschisis. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2013 Nov;251(11):2521-7

• Pichi F, Alkabes M, Nucci P, Ciardella AP. Intraoperative SD-OCT in Macular Surgery. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging. 2012 Nov 1;43(6):S54-60

• Alkabes M, Salinas C, Vitale L, Burès A, Nucci P, Mateo C. En Face Optical Coherence Tomography of Inner Retinal Defects after Internal Limiting Membrane Peeling for Idiopathic Macular Hole. IOVS, Oct 2011; 52(11); 8349-55