Dr. Gonzalo Carracedo joined in the University Complutense de Madrid as an Assistant Professor of Optometry and Contact Lenses since 2006. Currently he is also lecturer in the European University of Madrid teaching about specialty contact lenses. He obtained his PhD with European mention with the study entitled ““Adenine dinucleotides as a molecular biomarkers of dry eye”. He belongs to research group “Ocupharm Diagnostics” focused in the ocular surface, contact lenses and dry eye research and development and also focused in myopia control, corneal aberrations and vision. He has done his PhD Thesis on nucleotides as a marker of dry eye in different conditions such as contact lens wearing, refractive surgery or systemic disease related with dry eye. Regarding his research experience, He is author of 38 papers in peer-review journals, as a IOVS, Current Eye Research or Experimental Eye Research. Some of them related with myopia control and orthokeratology. Also, he has participated in several meetings being invited as a speaker in lots of them. He has over 160 communications in meetings as a ARVO, European Academy of Orthokeratology, British Contact Lens Association … Moreover, he is a reviewer in some peer-review journals as IOVS, Current Eye Research, Journal of Optometry or Journal of Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics. Member of the editorial board of contact lens panamerican journal. He has been involved in 16 research projects funded (four as Main Researcher) regarding ocular surface (keratoconus, dry eye myopia and contact lenses) and glaucoma.
Contact lenses Dry Eye Keratoconus Myopia