A professional team with over 25 years of experience in ocular microsurgery

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A network of four clinics in Switzerland

For your safety and convenience, the clinics are located within the Hôpitaux régionaux du Nord Vaudois (EHNV)

The most modern methods of diagnosis and treatment of visual impairment.

The CEMO Ocular Microsurgery Center provides patients with the most modern equipment for advanced visual and corneal exploration

We also practice all advanced surgical techniques, such as Excimer laser, intraocular implants and collagen cross-linking.

A modern, state-of-the-art environment, reassuring care

CEMO does everything possible to ensure that you are operated on safely and with the utmost professionalism. Our mission can be summarized as follows:

  • Safety of the treatment to obtain the greatest possible therapeutic benefits and to rapidly recover better vision and social and professional activity.
  • Patient satisfaction and well-being before, during and after the operation.
  • Introduction of new proven methods and state-of-the-art technologies.

A human approach

We are well aware of the importance of our work and the hope that it provides. Beyond the technical aspect, our work has a real human dimension. With us, you will never be “treated like a number.” Whether it is at the time of registration, during the operation or even afterwards.

Our team will support you and reassure you at every step.
Regaining perfect vision is an important moment in your life. And we are here to make sure that this process takes place in the best possible conditions.

Dr. Federico Mossa

FMH in ophthalmic surgery

Dr. Federico Mossa, FMH in Ophthalmic Surgery, with a specialization in Ophthalmic Surgery at the Oxford University Eye Clinic.
At the same University, he held the positions of ” Specialist Registrar ,” ” Vitreo-retinal Fellow ” and ” Honorary Consultant .”
He was appointed ” Senior Lecturer ,” and was responsible for teaching Ophthalmology to medical students at Oxford University.
After this, he held the position of Vitreo-retinal Surgeon in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Strasbourg.
Constant humanitarian commitment: Dr. Federico Mossa has participated in several humanitarian missions in West Africa and was ” Visiting Professor ” at Saint John Eye Hospital in Jerusalem.

Dr. Federico Mossa has published numerous articles in international scientific journals, including the Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Archives of Ophthalmology, Eye and Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology.
He has presented his research at a number of international conferences.

He has 25 years of experience in ocular microsurgery and has performed over 25,000 surgical procedures.

He has been a Certified Ophthalmic Surgeon at the Etablissements Hospitaliers du Nord Vaudois since the summer of 2011 and is a member of national and international ophthalmic societies.
He is a member of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ESCRS), the Italian Society of Ophthalmology (SOI), the French Society of Ophthalmology (SFO) and the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO).

In Switzerland, he is a member of the FMH (Swiss Medical Association), the SVM (Medical Society of the Canton of Vaud), the SSO (Swiss Society of Ophthalmology) and the AOVD (Society of Ophthalmology of the Canton of Vaud).

He is currently in charge of teaching ophthalmology to assistant doctors at the EHNV (Établissements Hospitaliers du Nord Vaudois).
Since 2011, he has been the Director in charge of the CEMO (Center for Ocular Microsurgery) and of the Ophtavaud network, which includes the Ophthalmology departments of the Hospitals of Saint-Loup, Orbe and Yverdon and the Ticino Laser Center of Mendrisio.

Dr. Rosa Barbarello

Senior Quality Advisor

Dr. Rosa Barbarello is our specialist in clinical pathology.

She specialized in medical biology at the University of Pavia, Italy. She was Head of a Medical Analysis Laboratory that specialized in the genetics of ocular diseases.

She has been Quality Manager at Cemo since 2011.

She also has over 20 years of experience in the field of clinical ocular pathology.

Ms. Clémence Gagnaison

Graduate in optometry, contactology and eye health screening

Ms. Clémence Gagnaison graduated from the Vision Sciences Institute with a degree in optometry, contactology and eye health screening.