In addition to many investigator-initiated trials, the staff of R.O.I. performs contract research for pharmaceutical and medical device industries. The research staff is trained in GCP and has access to a full set of diagnostic equipment. The research staff is familiar with reading center certification procedures. Because of the very large patient population of the Rotterdam Eye Hospital and the extensive research experience, R.O.I. is able to execute contract research efficiently.
R.O.I. conducts clinical studies in many indications in ophthalmology. The Areas of Research include:
- medical retina (age related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy)
- surgical retina (retinal detachment)
- pediatric ophthalmology
- orbit- and oculoplastic surgery and ocular oncology