Dr. Françoise Roulez, MD


Vista Alpina 

Eye Center

Bahnhofplatz 1a
3930 Visp

Phone 027 946 70 00

Fax 027 946 70 03

Send an e-mail



Monday - Friday:

8am - 12pm

1pm - 7.30pm

(On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and

Fridays until 6pm)

On Saturdays:

8am - 12pm


by phone


Vista Alpina

Eye Center

Rue du Bourg 3
3960 Sierre

Phone 027 455 34 04

Fax 027 455 34 77

Send an e-mail



Monday, Wednesday, Friday:

8am - 12pm

12.30pm - 5pm

(Monday 12.45pm)


7am - 12pm

12.45pm - 7pm


8am - 12pm

12.45pm - 5.30pm

Saturday: closed


by phone


Augenzentrum Vista Alpina AG and the services provided by Augenzentrum Vista Alpina are not legally or otherwise affiliated with Vista Klinik AG, Laser Vista AG, Vista Klinik Net AG or Vista Diagnostics AG.



Walliser Ärzteverband (WÄV) Medical Association

Verbindung der Schweizer Ärztinnen und Ärzte (FMH) [Swiss Medical Association]

Belgian Ophthalmology Association (SBO)

Schweizerische Ophthalmologische Gesellschaft (SOG) [Swiss Ophthalmology Association]

European Paediatric Ophthalmological Society (EPOS)

French Association for Ophthalmologic Genetics (SGOF)




du Meilleur Poster Société Belge d’Ophtalmologie (1er auteur): „Syndromic Congenital Aplasia of Iris sphincter



Prix Fleurisse Mercier des Etudes de Médecine Université Libre de Bruxelles

Conference presentations


About thirty assignments at congresses or scientific conferences

Training and background

Since 2020
Specialist in pediatric ophthalmology at Vista Alpina

Since 2017
Specialist in pediatric ophthalmology, strabismus and neuro-ophthalmology at University Hospital Basel

2009 – 2017

Ophthalmologist at the Augenzentrum Vista Alpina


2009 – 2011

Patent examination in «European Board of Ophthalmology Examination»


2001 – 2009

Lecturer for paediatrics at the «Francisco Ferrer» Nursing School in Brussels


1999 – 2009

Lecturer for paediatrics at the «Ilya Prigogyne» Nursing School in Brussels


2005 – 2009

Senior physician and head of the Ophthalmology Department at the «Reine Fabiola« Children’s Hospital (ULB) Children’s Hospital in Brussels


2000 – 2005

Assistant senior physician at the «Reine Fabiola» (ULB) Children’s Hospital in Brussels


1992 – 2000

Consultant at the «Reine Fabiola» (ULB) Children’s University Hospital in Brussels and at the «Erasme» (ULB) hospital in Brussels



Admission in ophthalmology



FMGEMS (Foreign Medical Graduate Examination in Medical Sciences) aux U.S.A.


1988 – 1992

Specialised in ophthalmology at the «St Pierre» hospital in Brussels (ULB)


1981 – 1988

Medical studies at the Free University of Brussels, Belgium (with highest honours)



Primary author:


Roulez F.M., Faes F., Delbeke P., Van Bogaert P., Rodesch G., De Zaetijd J., Depasse F., Coucke PJ., Meire F.: The ophthalmologist’s crucial role for children with congenital fixed dilated pupils: diagnosis of ACTA2- Multisystemic Smooth Muscle Dysfunction Syndrome. Journal of Neuroophthalmology 2014 jun 34(2): 137-43.



Roulez F.M., Schuil J., Meire F.: Corneal opacities in the Hallermann-Streiff syndrome. Ophtalmic Genetics  jun 2008 vol.29, n°2, 61-66.



Roulez F.M., Dangoisse C., Dufour D, Meire F.: Orbital Myositis in a child with linear scleroderma en coup de sabre. Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus sep/oct 2007, vol 44 n°5, 264-6



Roulez F.M.: Retinal pigment epithelium-desferal. Toxicité médicamenteuse dans la sphere ophtalmologique: mise à jour revue et corrigée.  Bull.Soc.Belge Ophtalmol  2007; 304: 59-66




Meire F., Delpierre I., Brachet C., Roulez F., Van Nechel C., Depasse F., Christophe C., Menten B., De Baere E.: Nonsyndromic bilateral and unilateral optic nerve aplasia: first familial occurrence and potential implication of CYP26A1 and CYP26C1 genes. Mol Vis, 2011; 17: 2072-9



D’Haene B, Meire F, Claerhout I, Kroes HY, Plomp A, Arens YH, de Ravel T, Casteels I, De Jaegere S, Hooghe S, Wuyts W, van den Ende J, Roulez F, Veenstra-Knol HE, Oldenburg RA, Giltay J, Verheij JB, de Faber JT, Menten B, De Paepe A, Kestelyn P, Leroy BP, De Baere E. : Molecular analysis in a large cohort of patients with anterior segment malformations: expanding the spectrum of FOXC1 et PITX2 mutations and copy number changes. Invest Ophtalmol Vis Sci 2011 Jan 21;52(1): 324-33.



Désir J., Sznajer Y., Depasse F., Roulez F., Schrooyen M., Meire F., Abramowicz M. : LTBP2 null mutations in an autosomal recessive ocular syndrome with megalocornea, spherophakia, and secondary glaucoma. Eur J Hum Genet. 2010 Jul; 18(7): 761-7




Congrès Ophtalmologica Belgica Nov 2012 Bruxelles (Société Belge d’ Ophtalmologie SBO/BOG): «Syndromic congenital aplasia of iris sphincter» Roulez F., Faes F., Delbeke P., Van Bogaert P., Rodesch G., De Zaetijd J., Depasse F., Coucke P., Meire F



Swiss Society of Ophthalmology (SSO-SOG), Annual Meeting  Aug 2012, Fribourg:  «Mydriase bilatérale aréflectique et CCHS avec mutation PHOX2B » Roulez F.M., Wimmersberger A., Meire F



Congrès EPOS juin 2012 (European Pediatric Ophtalmology Society) Uppsala- Sweden: «ERM and CHRREP in very young children with NF2» Roulez F., Postolache L., Ziereisen F., Claes K., MeireF.



Congrès EPOS oct 2010 (European Pediatric Ophtalmology Society) Bad Nauheim, Allemagne: “ Retinal neovascularisation, blepharokeratoconjunctivitis and progressive entropion in a young girl with Autosomal Dominant severe Dyskeratosis Congenita due to TINF2 gene mutation” F.M. Roulez, Y. Sznajer,  T.Vulliamy,  I.Dokal,  B.Kadz,  F.M. Meire



Congrès  EPOS  oct 2008 (European Pediatric Ophtalmology Society) Leuven, Belgique: «LTBP2 mutation in AR microspherophakia with lens luxation and megalocornea». Roulez F., Désir J., Laes J.,  Snajer Y., Abramocicz M., Meire F



Poster et présentation au congrès Ophtalmologia Belgica Nov 2007 (Société Belge d’Ophtalmologie SBO/BOG): «Corneal Dystrophy in the Hallerman- Streiff syndrome». Roulez F., Schuil J., Meire F.



Congrès Ophtalmologica Belgica  Nov 2006 (Société Belge d’Ophtalmologie SBO/BOG).«A child with unexplained  intermittent ptosis». Roulez F., Lasudry J., Dufour D., Meire F.



Congrès Ophtalmologica Belgica  Nov 2006 (Société Belge d’Ophtalmologie SBO/BOG).

«Orbital inflammatory pseudotumor and Churg Strauss Syndrome».  Roulez F,, Goffin L., Loop M., Badot V., Ferster A., Meire F.

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