His professional career, his research work and his contribution to teaching, have made him an eminence in the field of Ophthalmology
Dr. Gaetano Cupo graduated in Medicine and surgery from the University of Rome TorVergata, obtaining a cum laude result. He studied a Master in Aesthetic Medicine at the same university.
He specialized in the school of one of the best Italian ophthalmologists, Professor Bucci, where he obtained the title of Specialization in Ophthalmology and where he had the opportunity to work alongside the professor.
Since 2004 he has dedicated himself to teaching Ophthalmology, becoming a professor in the Nursing Degree at the same university where he studied. Until 2015 he also served as SUMAI specialist in the Glaucoma Operating Unit of Professor Manny and Professor Centofanti, at the Polyclinic Hospital of TorVergata, also leading the outpatient clinic and training young specialists in the operating room.
Throughout his professional career and up to 2015, he also dedicates his time to scientific activity, being a researcher at the IRCCS Bietti Foundation in Ophthalmology. Since 2015 he has been fully dedicated to the practice of Ophthalmology at the University Hospital Biomedical Campus in Rome. “Here, in addition to the daily clinical practice, I dedicate myself to surgery having the possibility of using the most current technology in the international scene, in order to offer patients a wide variety of fast and cutting-edge surgical solutions, without pain and with proven safety results,” says the doctor. His main specialty is the diagnosis and treatment of sight diseases, particularly cataract surgery, refractive surgery of visual defects, medical and surgical therapy of glaucoma, diagnosis and medical therapy of maculopathies, as well as laser therapy.
Laser treatment is used nowadays to treat different pathologies such as diabetic retinopathy, retinal ruptures, narrow angle glaucoma or myopia. The laser can help stabilize the changes in the eyes and prevent the vision from getting worse.
The doctor has become a reference in Ophthalmology in his native country, being recognized internationally for his contributions to the field and good medical practice. He is a member of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, as well as of the Italian Ophthalmological Society, the Italian Glaucoma Society and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
The doctor, in addition to his commendable work in the world of ophthalmology, has become known throughout Italy due to his numerous interventions on the country's national television.
Due to his professional career, among his research work in the world of Ophthalmology, he was granted the European Award in Medicine 2019 in the category of Ophthalmology, awarded by the Professional and Business Excellence Institute.