Roberto Pineda Accepted into Prestigious International Intraocular Implant Club

October 7, 2016

Roberto Pineda II, MD, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, has been accepted into the International Intraocular Implant Club (IIIC). This prestigious society accepts only 250 members worldwide. Founded in 1966, the IIIC supports research and education in the field of intraocular lens implantation, as well as sponsors and advises national societies as they develop. As the Director of Refractive Surgery on the Cornea Service at Mass. Eye and Ear, Dr. Pineda specializes in laser vision correction, corneal surgery, and cataract surgery. He was the first faculty member at Mass. Eye and Ear to utilize clear cornea incision techniques, topical and intracameral anesthesia, and limbal relaxing incisions during cataract surgery. Recently, he was the first surgeon in Boston to implant the newest FDA approved lens implant, the AMO Tecnis Symfony. He has brought new techniques and technology to Mass. Eye and Ear and the New England region, including conductive keratoplasty; lntacs with lntralase for keratoconus; and DLEK, DSEK, and DALK (novel lamellar corneal transplantation ).