Philippe Denis

Prof. Denis is professor and chair of the Department of Ophthalmology of Croix-Rousse University Hospital of Lyon, France. He is also the Director of the Optometry  School of Lyon, the Chairman of the College of Ophthalmology of Lyon and the Director of the Ophthalmic Educational Council for Auvergne Rhône-Alpes Region.

Prof. Denis is the President of the French Society of Glaucoma (SFG), and has been a past-President of the French Society of Ophthalmology (SFO). He has expertise in the treatment of glaucoma and has consulted for several major companies involved in the diagnosis and the treatment of glaucoma as well as for the French Health Agency.

After completing ophthalmology training in Paris, Prof. Denis worked in the French West Indies for three years and then moved to the University Hospital of Lyon. In 1990, he won the Chibret International Award in Singapore for his research in the field of retinal adrenergic receptors. He was also a recipient of the French Society of Ophthalmology Award and of the Paris University Thesis Award.

Prof. Denis has been productive in research into the medical and surgical treatment of glaucoma with more than 100 international papers published in peer-reviewed publications, and several books and book chapters.


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