Swiss Visio

Dr. med. Auguste Chiou

FMH-certified ophthalmologist and ophthalmic surgeon

Languages
FR EN DE CN TW IT
Areas of specialisation (4)

Contact me

Hospital (1)
Swiss Visio Eaux-Vives
Rue du Nant 4-6
1207 Genève

Work Experience

1999 - 2020

Team leader, Centre Chirugical de l’Oeil, Lausanne

2005

Clinical associate professor, Ophthalmology, Louisiana State University Eye Center, New Orleans, USA

1997 - 1998

Research and clinical fellow, Corneas and cataracts, Louisiana State University Eye Center, New Orleans, USA

1996 - 1997

Clinical fellow, Corneas, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, USA

1993 - 1996

Resident, Ophthalmology, Hôpital Ophtalmique de Lausanne, Switzerland

1992 - 1993

Resident, Ophthalmology, Centre Hospitalier National d'Ophtalmologie des Quinze-Vingts, Paris, France

Competences

Specialist in anterior segment surgery:

  • Cornea 
  • Refractive surgery 
  • Cataracts 
  • Glaucoma 
  • Eyelids

Awards

  • International Congress Glaucoma, Decision making in therapy. Rome, 1996. Deep Sclerectomy with collagen implant.
  • European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Paris, 2004. Bloody haze after PRK.

Education

1999

FMH certification in ophthalmology and ophthalmic surgery

1998

Fellowship in Cornea and Cataract Surgery, Louisiana State University Eye Center, New Orleans, USA

1998

Doctorate in medicine, University of Lausanne, Switzerland

1997

Fellowship in Cornea, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, USA

1997

VISX Excimer Laser certification

1995

Certificate in contactology, Ciba

1993

Certificate in contactology, Essilor

1991

ECFMG (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates)

1990

Diplôme fédéral helvétique in medicine, University of Lausanne, Switzerland

Memberships

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Srugery
  • Société Vaudoise de Médecine
  • ARVO

Publications

Baumgartner JM, Ngondi CE, Bovet J, Chiou AG. Filtering surgery in glaucoma: comparative study of three surgical approaches. J Fr Ophtalmol. 2012;35(9):705-15

Dhaliwal JS1, Kaufman SC, Chiou AG. Current applications of clinical confocal microscopy. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2007;18(4):300-7

Chiou AG, Kaufman SC, Kaufman HE, Beuerman RW. Clinical corneal confocal microscopy. Surv Ophthalmol. 2006;51(5):482-500.
Chiou AG, Bovet J, de Courten C. Management of corneal ectasia and cataract following photorefractive keratectomy.J Cataract Refract Surg. 2006;32(4):679-80.

Chiou AG, Bovet J, de Courten C. Pseudophakic ametropia managed with a phakic posterior chamber intraocular lens. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2001;27(9):1516-8.

Chiou AGY, Beuerman RW, Kaufman SC, Kaufman HE. Characterization of epithelial downgrowth by confocal microscopy. J Cataract Refract Surg 1999;25:1172-4.
Mermoud A, Schnyder CC, Sickenberg M, Chiou AGY, Hediguer SE, Faggioni R Comparison of deep sclerectomy with collagen implant and trabeculectomy in open-angle glaucoma. J Cataract Refract Surg 1999;25(3):323-31.
Mojon D, Chiou AGY, et al. Conjunctival and corneal changes associated with sleep apnea syndrome. Ophthalmology 1999;106(6):1182-5.
Chiou AGY, Kaufman SC, Beuerman RW, Toshihiko O, Volkan Y, Kaufman HE Confocal Microscopy in the Iridocorneal Endothelial Syndrome. Br J Ophthalmol 1999;83(6):697-702.
Mermoud A, Faggioni R, Schnyder CC, Sickenberg M, Chiou AGY, Hédiguer SEA, Sanchez E. Nd-Yag goniopuncture after deep sclerectomy with collgen implant. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers 1999;30(2):120-5.
Chiou AGY, Kaufman SC, Beuerman RW, Toshihiko O, Soliman H, Kaufman HE. Confocal Microscopy in Cornea Guttata and Fuchs’ endothelial dystrophy. Br J Ophthalmol 1999;83(2):185-9.
Chiou AGY, Kaufman SC, Beuerman RW, Ohta T, Kaufman HE. Advancing Wave-like Epitheliopathy: Case Report and Confocal Microscopic Study. Arch Ophthalmol 1999;117(1):126-7.
Chiou AGY, Chang C, Kaufman SC, Ohta T, Maitchouk D, Beuerman RW, Kaufman HE. Characterization of Fibrous Retrocorneal Membrane by Confocal Microscopy. Cornea 1998;17(6):669-71.

Chiou AGY, Kaufman SC, Beuerman RW, Maitchouk D, Kaufman HE. Confocal microscopy in posterior polymorphous dystrophy. Ophthalmologica 1999;213(4):211-3.

Chiou AGY, Kaufman SC, Beuerman RW, Ohta T, Kaufman HE. Differential diagnosis of linear corneal images on confocal microscopy. Cornea 1999;18(1):63-6.

Chiou AGY, Beuerman RW, Kaufman SC, Kaufman HE. Confocal microscopy in lattice corneal dystrophy. Graefe Arch Exp Ophthalmol 1999;237(8):697-701.
Kaufman SC, Maitchouk D, Chiou AGY, Beuerman RW. Interface inflammation after laser in situ keratomileusis. Sand of the Sahara syndrome. J Cat Ref Surg 1998;24:1589-1593.
Chiou AGY, Florakis GJ, Kazim M. Management of severe conjunctival cicatrization and ocular surface disease. Surv Ophthalmol 1998;43:19-46.

Chiou AGY, George JF, Copeland, RL, McCormick SA, R Chiesa. Recurrent Meesmann’s Corneal Epithelial Dystrophy Following Penetrating Keratoplasty. Cornea 1998;17:566-570.

Chiou AGY, Mermoud A, Underdahl JP, Schnyder CC: An ultrasound biomicroscopic study of eyes undergoing deep sclerectomy with collagen implant. Ophthalmology 1998;105:746-750.

Underdahl JP, Chiou AGY: Orbital cellulitis as a presenting sign of cocaine abuse. Am J Ophthalmol 1998;125:266-268.

Chiou AGY, Mermoud A, Jewelewicz DA. Comparison of postoperative inflammation following deep sclerectomy with collagen implant versus standard trabeculectomy. Graefe Arch Exp Ophthalmol 1998;236:593-596.
Chiou AGY, Florakis GJ, Herbort CP: Correlation between anterior chamber Ig G / albumin concentrations and laser flare photometry in eyes with endogenous uveitis. Ophthalmologica 1998;212:275-277.
Korvatska E, Munier FL, Djemai A, Wang MX, Früh B, Chiou AGY, Hiroz A, Uffer S, Balestrazzi E, Braunstein RE, Forster RK, Culbertson WW, Boman H, Zografos L, Pescia G, Schorderet DF: Mutation hot-spots in 5Q31-linked corneal dystrophies. Am J Hum Genet 1998;62:320-324.
Chiou AGY, Cadez R, Böhnke M. Diagnosis of Dieffenbachia induced corneal injury by confocal microscopy. Br J Ophthalmol 1997;81:168-169.
Sanchez E, Schnyder CC, Sickenberg M, Chiou AGY, Hédiguer SEA, Mermoud A. Deep sclerectomy: Results with and without collagen implant. Int Ophthalmol 1997;20:157-162.
Chiou AGY, Mermoud A, Hédiguer SEA, Schnyder C, Faggioni R. Ultrasound biomicroscopy of eyes undergoing deep sclerectomy with collagen implant. Br J Ophthalmol 1996;80:541-544.

Chiou AGY, Mermoud A, Hédiguer SEA. Glaucome malin par blocage ciliaire après sclérectomie profonde - Imagerie par biomicroscope à ultrasons. Klin Monatsbl Augenheilkd 1996;208:279-281.

Roussat B, Chiou AGY, Quesnot S, Hamard H, Goddé-Jolly D. Surgical treatment of ectopia lentis in Marfan’s disease in children and young adults. J Fr Ophtalmol 1995;18:170-177.

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