At St. Erik Eye Hospital many of our employees do research. Meet some some of them.
Professor and Senior Consultant Anders Kvanta’s research has paved the way for treatment of sight-threatening diseases, such as the wet form of macular degeneration.
Modern corneal transplant surgery is precise, fine-scale and gives usually a rapid visual improvement. Eye surgeon and researcher Branka Samolov does research on surgery methods and cornea diseases.
Senior Consultant and researcher David Epstein researches retina diseases, blood cloths in the eye and medicines to treat it.
Oculoplastic Surgeon and researcher Elin Bohman's research has led to a new insight into how blocked tear ducts should be operated and new clues to the inner workings of the tear ducts.
Associate Professor and Senior Consultant Enping Chen is investigating how new diagnostic methods and advanced intraocular pressure measurement can help patients.
Unlike most other types of cancer, the survival in ocular melanoma has not improved in several decades. This is something that eye specialist and researcher Gustav Stålhammar wants to change.
Head of Molecular and Cellular Research Helder André studies the molecular mechanisms that cause oxygen deficiency in eye tissue, which may result in diseases.
Kristina Teär Fahnehjelm, Senior Consultant and Associate Professor, researches optic nerve abnormalities, microphthalmic eyes, and different ocular changes linked to congenital metabolic diseases.
Orthoptist and researcher Monica Olsson has evaluated a method called Ocular Motor Score (OMS) used to identify oculomotor problems in children with neurological impairments.
The research group of Assistant Professor Pete Williams is using the latest technology to develop early interventions to treat glaucoma by targeting cells in the optic nerve.
Senior Lecturer and Optician Rune Brautaset researches binocularity problems and how
OCT can be used to easily, quickly and inexpensively monitor diseases in the brain through the retina.
Associate Professor and Optometrist Tony Pansell is investigating what eye movements and visual function can tell us about the brain.