The Norwegian Dry Eye Clinic is temporarily located at the address  Sørkedalsveien 10A, 0369 Oslo. Appointment can be made via
Phone 22 44 44 40 or via our website.














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Dr. Sten Ræder, MD, PhD, Ophthalmologist, CEO

M.D., Ph.D., Ophthalmologist

Dr. Raeder is the founder and CEO of The Norwegian Dry Eye Clinic. He has medical degree and doctorate in corneal stem cell therapy from the University of Oslo, Norway.

Professor Tor Paaske Utheim, MD, PhD, Ophthalmologist, Director of Research

M.D. Ph.D., Ophthalmologist

Ophthalmologist Tor Paaske Utheim has had focus on research, innovation and teaching. He holds two professorships, at the University of Oslo and the University College of South East Norway. Dr. Utheim is vice president of the Norwegian Ophthalmological Society and director of research and consultant at the ophthalmology department in Drammen.

Dr. Behzod Tashbayev, MD, MSc, Ophthalmologist, Phd (cand)

M.D. Ophthalmologist

Dr. Tashbayev is an authorized doctor of medicine in Norway. He has international experience as an ophthalmologist from India and Uzbekistan. He has performed more than 700 cataract surgeries. He also has masters degree from Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. He is working on doctorate degree within dry eye disease.

Xiangjun Chen, PhD

M.D., Ophthalmologist

Chen is educated ophthalmologist from China and has PhD in the field of refractive surgery from the University of Oslo. Along the side of working at the Norwegian Dry Eye Clinic and SynsLaser, she is a head of research at the department of ophthalmology in Drammen.

Jon Roger Eidet, Head Of Research

M.D. Ph.D., Physician

Dr. Eidet obtained his medical degree at the University of Oslo and has a Ph.D in stem cell treatment of severe dry eyes.

Aleksadar Stojanovic, Prisbelønnet øyelege og forsker, PhD

M.D., Ph.D-candidate, Ophthalmologist,

Aleksandar Stojanovic is considered one of Europe’s foremost in laser treatment of refractive errors in the cornea. Besides having a doctorate in the field, Stojanovic achieved numerous international awards.

Neil Lagali

Ph.D., researcher The Norwegian Dry Eye Clinic

Neil Lagali has published many articles/book chapters within In-Vivo Confocal Microscopy (IVCM). He leads all research activities within IVCM.

Darlene A. Dartt

Ph.D., Associate Scientific Consultant, The Norwegian Dry Eye Clinic

Darlene A. Dartt is Senior Scientist and Harold F. Johnson Research Scholar at Schepens Eye Research Institute, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School.Øygunn-Aass-Utheim.jpg?w=1200

Øygunn Utheim, Researcher

Prisbelønnet forsker, PhD

Dr. Utheim finished her medical degree in 2001 and received her training as an ophthalmologist at the Department of Ophthalmology at Haukeland University Hospital and Oslo University Hospital.

Reza A. Badian, MD, MPA, Ophthalmologist, PhD candidate in dry eye disease

Øyelege, PhD-kandidat innen tørre øyne

Reza A. Badian has background as a senior consultant at the Department of Ophthalmology at Innland Hospital Trust, Elverum.

Jonatan Olafsson

Prisbelønnet assosiert forsker

Jonatan Olafsson is a research line medical student at the Faculty of Medicine, the University of Oslo. He has previous research experience from Harvard Medical School in 2014

Ida Grunnan Fostad, D.D.S. (cand.odont.), Ph.D.-candidate

D.D.S. (cand.odont.), Ph.D.-candidate

Fostad received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Oslo. She is presently enrolled as a PhD-candidate at UiO.

Ingebret Mojord

M.Sc., Associate Optometrist

Mojord is an optometrist and runs his own practice in Fredrikstad (Mojord & Thoresen Optometry). He holds a Bachelor of Science in optometry and vision science and a Master of Science in Clinical Optometry

Stefan Randjelovic

M.D. Ph.D., Ophthalmologist

In 2008 completed Stefan Randjelovic Wang Toppidrettsgymnas (Football) with the highest grade average in school history (5.85). Beside sports at a high level, he has been Norgesmester and Nordic champion in chess.

Marit Lippestad

M.Sc., Associate Optometrist

Marit Lippestad’s medical and research line student at the University of Oslo. She is currently researching in Boston to study the fundamental mechanisms by eye allergy, where dry eye is one of several symptoms.

Marlen Parissi

Medicine and research programme student

Marlen Parissi is a medical student and research programme student at the University of Oslo. Parissi is studying pathological changes in the cornea of patients with dry eye disease.

Eric Parissi

M.Sc., assosiert optometrist

Eric Parissi’s optometrist. He has his educational background from Norway, France and the United States with a BSc in Visual Science and an MSc in Clinical Optometry.

Yanjun Hua, associated researcher

Forskerlinjestudent innen tørre øyne, Det medisinske fakultet, UiO

Optometrist Yanjun Hua is an award winning as researched in Dry Eyes Clinic in 2012-2013. Despite his young age (born 1982), he has already achieved 24 scientific articles related to the anterior segment.

Mazyar Yazdani, senior researcher, PhD


Dr. Yazdani is a Toxicologist. He is interested in studying the toxic mechanisms of action with main focus on oxidative stress. He has teaching and research experience at the University of Oslo, Norwegian Institute for Air Research, Oslo University Hospital, Norwegian Food Safety Authority and University Putra Malaysia.

Nora Botten


Nora Botten researcher line student at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo. She has also experience from Stanford University in 2011 and research at Harvard Medical School in 2015 and 2016.

Markus Vicente Tørud Olsen


Mark Vicente Tørud Olsen’s medical and research line student at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo. He is currently researching at Harvard Medical School.

Anne Viktoria Lyngstadaas


Anne Viktoria Lyngstadaas are medical and research line student at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo. She is currently researching at Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA.

Erlend Sommer Landsend


Erlend Summerland Send worked as chief physician at the ophthalmology department at Oslo University before he joined up to the PhD program.

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