Research in IMO
The Stickler Syndrome encompasses several genetic diseases, which cause various eye disorders and are difficult to diagnose. For this reason, the objective of this research is to identify all the genes involved in these pathologies in order to improve the process of diagnosis and treatment.
Efficacy and safety of autologous cultivated limbal stem cells transplantation (ACLSCT) for restoration of corneal epithelium in patients with limbal stem cell deficiency.
Evaluation of the effectiveness and security of umbilical cord blood eyedrops for the treatment of neurotrophic keratitis.
Mass sequencing of exomes for the identification of new genes and variants responsible for retinal dystrophies
Retinitis pigmentosa, with a prevalence of 1 in 4,000 people and more than one million sufferers worldwide, is the most common retinal dystrophy. These diseases are neurodegenerative and caused by the death of the photoreceptors and cells of the retinal pigment epithelium.
Phase III: Assessment of the efficacy and safety of a fixed combination of unpreserved latanoprost drops and timolol 0.5% (T2347) versus Xalacom® in patients with ocular hypertension or glaucoma.