Clinique Générale-Beaulieu

Dr. med. Christopher Van Issum

FMH, FEBO Ophthalmology and Ophthalmic Surgery

Fellowships (advanced training) from Auckland and Bristol in the subspecialty of Oculoplastic surgery :

  • Diseases and surgery of the eyelids, orbits, lacrimal ducts (watering problems) and ocular prostheses.
  • Eyelid aesthetics
  • Graves' disease (oculothyroid problems)
Areas of specialisation (1)

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Hospital (1)
Chemin Taverney 3
1218 Le Grand-Saconnex


2013 - 2015

RCOPHT Fellowship in Orbito-Palpebral Surgery in Bristol, UK


FMH Ophthalmic Surgery

2011 - 2014

Ophthalmic surgery training in Ipswich (UK), Auckland (NZ) and Bristol (UK)

2012 - 2013

RANZCO Fellowship in Orbito-Palpebral Surgery in Auckland, New Zealand


FMH and FEBO in Ophthalmology


Medical degree: University of Geneva


C. van Issum, Courvoisier DS, Scolozzi P, Post-traumatic orbital emphysema: incidence, topographical classification and possible pathophysiological mechanisms. A retrospective study of 137 patients,
accepted for publication in Triple-O ; Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology. Orally presented at the ESOPRS 2011
C. van Issum, N. Mavrakanas, J.S. Schutz, T. Shaarawy, Topiramate-induced acute bilateral angle closure and myopia: pathophysiology and treatment controversies. Eur J Ophthalmol. 2011 Jul-Aug;21(4):404-9
Zuercher D, Tajouri N, van Issum C, Safran AB, Spontaneous orbital haemorrhage into the lateral rectus muscle. Klin Monatsbl Augenheilkd. 2008 May;225(5):435-7
N. Mavrakanas, S. Axmann, Issum CV, J.S. Schutz, T. Shaarawy, Phacolytic glaucoma: are the two forms? J Glaucoma. 2012 Apr-May ;21(4) :248-9
Schouman T, Courvoisier DS, Imholz B, Van Issum C, Scolozzi P, Computational area measurement of orbital floor fractures: Reliability, accuracy and rapidity. Eur J Radiol. 2012 Sep ;81(9): 2251-4
Schouman T, Courvoisier DS, Terzic A, Van Issum C, Scolozzi P, Can systematic CT-scan assessment predict treatment decision in pure orbital Blow-out fractures? Accepted for publication, J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2012 Jul ;70(7): 1627-32.
Perera N, Liolitsa D, Iype S, Croxford A, Yassin M, Lang P, Ukaegbu O, van Issum C. Phlebotonics for haemorrhoids. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2012 Aug 15;8:CD004322. Review.


  • Swiss Ophthalmological Society
  • Swiss Academic Society of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of ophthalmology
  • FMH
  • Geneva Medical Association AMGe

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