Training

Medical training, Surgery training, Continuing training

  • Medical training

    Dr. Marc FRANCHINI studied medicine in the medical school (Faculté de médecine) of Marseille.

  • Surgery training

    Dr. Marc FRANCHINI trained in surgery with a specialization in the anterior segment with – among others - Pr. J.B. SARRACO (Marseille), Pr. F. LAGOUTTE (Bordeaux), and Pr. C. KELMAN (New York).

  • Continuing training (USA / France)

    Dr. Marc FRANCHINI trains regularly in the latest groundbreaking techniques, which allow him to perform the latest surgical treatments:.

    • Correction Laser Excimer Quest M2 (décembre 2016)
    • Opération de la cataracte sans dilatation préalable par Mydrane (initiée en 2016)
    • Repérage et implantation d’IOL Toriques sans marquage cornéen avec la technologie CALLISTO de Zeiss (initiée en 2014)
    • Implantation of multifocal toric lenses (since 2010)
    • Implantation of toric lenses (since 2009)
    • Implantation of multifocal lenses (since 2006)
    • Surgery using Aqualase (since 2004)
    • Surgery under topical anesthetic (since 1999)
    • Combined cataract-glaucoma phacoemulsification (since 1993)
    • Phacoemulsification (since 1991)
    • Radial keratotomy (since 1989)

Member of learned societies


  • SFO (société française d’ophtalmologie)
  • SAFIR (société de l’association française des implants et de la chirurgie réfractive)
  • ESCRS (European society of cataract and refractive surgeon)
  • ASCRS (American society of cataract and refractive surgery)
  • AAO (American Academy of Ophtalmology)

Meet the staff of the center

Dr. Marc FRANCHINI is assisted by 5 skilled technicians.