Department of Ophthalmology, cornea and ocular surface @ Ospedale San Raffaele

The Cornea and Ocular Surface Unit of the San Raffaele Hospital, directed by Prof. Paolo Rama, is a national and international tertiary referral center specialized in treating corneal and ocular surface disease. Refractive surgery procedures are performed in a separate clinic in the Milano city center (Punto Raf Respighi).                            

Our excellence in numbers


corneal transplant procedures per year


patients treated with autologous cultivated limbal epithelial transplantation


clinical examinations per year

Conditions we take care of at this Department

Notable advanced technological equipment

The Corneal and Ocular Surface Unit is the Primary Unit in the Lombardy Region for autologous cultivated corneal epithelial stem cell transplantation (Holoclar ®), procedure approved by the EMA in 2015.

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