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PRESS: DR: MARCO ABBONDANZA – TV, NEWSPAPERS, MAGAZINES AND JOURNALS
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Dr. Marco Abbondanza, during his thirty-year career, has been interviewed by Italy’s most influential television programs, newspapers and magazines. Moreover, Dr. Abbondanza’s scientific studies have been published by major international journals and have been cited as a reference, for other scientific studies, by a number of ophthalmologists and other MDs from around the world.

National newspapers, national and international magazines/journals

weekly magazineSalute“, 30 September 1999 – Eyesight prevention Immage 1 Image 2

monthly magazine “Trentatrè“, December 2000 – Laser for myopia Image 1 Image 2

weekly magazine “Grazia“, 24 September 2002 – Keratoconus and Mini Asymmetric Radial Keratotomy (MARK) Image 1 Image 2

daily newspaper “Il Giornale“, 5 October 2003 – Cataract surgery Image

daily newspaper “Il Corriere della Sera“, 24 May 2004 – Cataract surgery Image

weekly magazine “Panorama“, 21 March 2005 – Myopia and night-time contact lenses Image 1 Image 2

daily magazine “Capital“, December 2005 – Keratoconus, Corneal Cross-linking and Mini Asymmetric Radial Keratotomy (MARK) Image

daily newspaper “Il Giornale“, May 2008 – Keratoconus and Mini Asymmetric Radial Keratotomy (MARK) Image

daily newspaper “Il Giornale“, 24 January 2009 – Custom cataract surgery Image

bimonthly magazine “Agenda Salute“, January/February 2010 – Keratoconus Image

weekly magazine “Famiglia Cristiana“, 14 November 2010 – Keratoconus Image 1 Image 2

weekly magazine “Famiglia Cristiana“, 3 July 2011 – Cataract surgery Image

daily newspaper “Agoravox“, 5 December 2014 – Visual improvements following Corneal Cross-linking Image 1 Image 2 Image 3 Image 4 Image 5

daily newspaper “L’Indro“, 28 January 2016 - MARK + Cross-linking combined protocol for keratoconus Click here to read the article

Australian broadcasting company “SBS“, 13 August 2017 – Ophthalmic pathologies, eyesight defects and their treatments Listen to the interview

newspaper of the Italian community in Australia, 7 September 2017 – Dr. Abbondanza’s conference at the University of Technology Sydney Image 1

biography of the most influential people born in Naples, December 2017 – Dr. Marco Abbondanza Click here to see the book

national radio talk show, 17 November 2018 – Causes, symptoms and treatments for keratoconus Listen to the interview


Television interviews:

Dr. Abbondanza interviewed by national radio talk show talking about keratoconus causes, symptoms and treatments:

Dr. Marco Abbondanza interviewed by national news talking about keratoconus and Cross-linking:

Dr. Marco Abbondanza interviewed by national news talking about keratoconus and its treatments:

Dr. Marco Abbondanza interviewed by national health show talking about keratoconus and its treatments (part 1):

Dr. Marco Abbondanza interviewed by national health show talking about keratoconus and its treatments (part 2):

Dr. Marco Abbondanza interviewed by national news talking about laser eye surgery:

Dr. Marco Abbondanza interviewed by national health show talking about eyesight defects and refractive surgery:

Dr. Marco Abbondanza interviewed by national scientific show talking about the bionic eye:

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SELECTED SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS:

In this section we show Dr. Abbondanza’s scientific studies, published by major international journals and cited as a reference, for other scientific studies, by a number of ophthalmologists and other MDs from around the world. Select a publication to read it.

Cheratotomia Radiale in miopie elevate, Acta Medica Latina, vol. 9, no. 1. 1986

Cheratotomia Radiale per miopie elevate, L’uomo e la Medicina, vol. 4, no.2. 1988

La Cheratocoagulazione Radiale, La Stampa Medica Europea, vol. 8, no. 2. 1988

La Cheratocoagulazione Radiale come tecnica di correzione dell’ipermetropia, Atti del simposio internazionale di ottica e contattologia del Politecnico Biosanitario “A. Fleming”, pp. 6-10. 1989

Correzione Chirurgica del Cheratocono, EUR Medicina, vol. 7, no.2. 1991

Correzione Chirurgica del Cheratocono tramite Cheratotomia Radiale Asimmetrica, Rivista di Oftalmologia Sociale, vol. 15, no.2. 1992

Stabilität der Hornhautkrümmung nach radiärer Keratotomie – Eine Erklärung der progressiven Hyperopisierung?, OPHTHALMO-CHIRURGIE, vol. 4, pp. 193-197. 1992

• Aesthesiometry of the cornea after refractive corneal surgery, Klinische Monatsblätter für Augenheilkunde, vol. 201, no. 4, pp. 221-223. 1992

Zur Aesthesiometrie der Hornhaut nach refraktiver Hornhautchirurgie, Klinische Monatsblätter für Augenheilkunde, vol. 201, no. 10, pp. 221-223. 1992

Corneal sensitivity after refractive surgery, European Journal of Implant and Refractive Surgery, vol. 6, no. 6, pp. 319-323. 1994

Hornhautreinnervation nach lamellärer Keratoplastik im Vergleich zu Epikeratophakie und photorefraktiver Keratektomie, Der Ophthalmologe. 1994

Corneal reinnervation after lamellar keratoplasty in comparison with epikeratophakia and photorefractive keratectomy, Der Ophthalmologe: Zeitschrift der Deutschen Ophthalmologischen Gesellschaft, vol. 91, no. 5, pp. 632-637. 1994

Una nuova metodica di studio computerizzato dell’haze corneale conseguente a fotoablazione con laser ad eccimeri, La Nuova Stampa Medica Italiana, vol. 14, no. 1. 1994

• Histologische Untersuchungen eines lamellären Hornhautscheibchens 4 Monate nach Excimerlaserablation, 8. Kongreß der Deutschsprachigen Gesellschaft für Intraokularlinsen Implantation (capitolo di libro / book chapter by Springer), pp. 569-573. 1994

Corneal Sensitivity after Refractive Surgery, Ohthalmic Literature, vol. 48, no. 3, p. 178. 1995

Mini Cheratotomia Radiale Asimmetrica (Mini ARK) per la correzione chirurgica del cheratocono in fase iniziale, nell’ipermetropia e nelle miopie lievi, Esperienze, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 21-24. 1997

Asymmetric Radial Keratotomy for the Correction of Keratoconus, Journal of Refractive Surgery, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 302-307. 1997

Refractive Changes Following CXL, Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today Europe, vol. 4, no. 7, pp. 33-38. 2009

Corneal Collagen Cross-linking in a Prepubescent 10-Year-Old Girl with Aggressive Keratoconus, International Journal of Keratoconus and Ectatic Corneal Diseases, vol. 4, no. 2, 63-65. 2015

Surgical Correction of an Inverse Astigmatic Keratotomy following Penetrating Keratoplasty in a Patient with Keratoconus, International Journal of Keratoconus and Ectatic Corneal Diseases, vol. 4, no. 3, 107-109. 2015

Combined Corneal Collagen Cross-linking and Mini Asymmetric Radial Keratotomy for the Treatment of Keratoconus, Acta Medica International, vol. 3, no. 1, 63-68. 2016

Il cheratocono tra presente e futuro, 360 gradi in Oftalmologia, vol. 2, no. 5, 5-8. 2016

• Mini Asymmetric Radial Keratotomy and Corneal Cross-linking for the Treatment of a Bilateral Stage IV Keratoconus in a 14-year-old Child, Medical Archives, vol. 71, no. 1, 69-71. 2017

• Corneal cross-linking in a 10-year-old child with stage III keratoconus, Nepalese Journal of Ophthalmology, vol. 8, no. 2, 174-177. 2017

Peripheral Corneal Cross-linking (P-CXL) as a treatment for an ultrathin cornea with stage IV keratoconus: a new technique, Italian Review of Ophthalmology, vol. 3, no. 2, 97-103. 2017

Peripheral corneal cross-linking (P-CXL) for ultrathin corneas with severe keratoconus: a new technique, Vestnik Oftalmologii, vol. 133, no. 4, 65-67. 2017

Italia e Australia: oftalmologie che collaborano, 360 gradi in Oftalmologia, vol. 4, no. 8, pp. 18-19. 2018

ESCRS 2018: conferme e novità da Vienna, 360 gradi in Oftalmologia, vol. 4, no. 9, p. 50. 2018

Long-term Results of Mini Asymmetric Radial Keratotomy and Corneal Cross-linking for the Treatment of Keratoconus, Korean Journal of Ophthalmology, vol. 33, no. 2, pp. 189-195. 2019

International congresses in which Dr. Abbondanza’s research was discussed:
Moscow (URSS ) 1990
Rome (Italy)1994
Minneapolis (USA) 1995
Cape Town (South Africa) 1995
Atlanta (USA) 1995
Chicago (USA) 1996
La Habana (Cuba) 1996
Orlando (USA) 1997
New Orleans (USA) 1998
L’Aquila (Italy) 2000. S.I.TRA.C. congress (Italian Society of Corneal Transplantation)
Sydney (Australia) 2017. Conference at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) on recent advances in ophthalmology
Vancouver (Canada) 2019. ARVO congress, research in cooperation with Australian and Swiss colleagues
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Dr. Marco Abbondanza, Italian ophthalmologist and eye surgeon, is a member of the following professional and scientific organizations:
A.P.I.M.O. Italian Professional Association of Ophthalmologists
S.O.I. Italian Ophthalmologic Association
I.S.R.S. International Society of Refractive Surgery
A.S.C.R.S. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
E.S.C.R.S. European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
A.A.O. American Academy of Ophthalmology
A.S.O.C. Autocertificazione Studi Oculistici in Community

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