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Oftalmologia (Italy)

  • Generic name of profession

    Doctor of Medicine
    harmonised training required here:
    Specialist medical training (Article 25 of Directive 2005/36/EC)
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Generic category in Annex V: Ophthalmology (EN)
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    National legislation:

    DM 01/08/2005

    Useful link:


    Type of regulation :
    Reserves of activities


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    Doctor in basic and specialised medicine both listed in Annex V
    Qualification level:
    Prior check of qualifications for a temporary and/or occasional provision of services:
    Prior check of qualifications only for individual professionals not benefiting from automatic recognition:
  • Activities

    Description of activities:

    "Lo specialista in Oftalmologia possiede conoscenze teoriche, scientifiche e professionali nel campo dell'ottica fisiopatologica, della fisiopatologia, clinica e terapia delle malattie dell'apparato visivo, in età pediatrica ed adulta; sono specifici ambiti di competenza la Traumatologia oculare, la Chirurgia degli annessi, la Chirurgia del segmento anteriore, la Chirurgia del segmento posteriore, la parachirurgia"


    A specialist in ophthalmology has theoretical, scientific and professional knowledge in the field of pathophysiological optics, pathophysiology, clinical aspects and therapy of the eye diseases in pediatric and adult age; specific areas of expertise: ocular traumatology, adnexal surgery, sugery of the anterior segment, sugery of the posterior segment, parasurgery.

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