Antonio Leccisotti was born in Piacenza (Italy) in 1960. He graduated in Medicine and Surgery in 1986 at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”, became a Specialist in Ophthalmology in 1990 at the University of Siena (Italy) and PhD in ‘Ocular Pathology’ in 1997 at the University of Siena. He is Chief of the Ophthalmic Department, Casa di Cura ‘Rugani’, Siena, since 1998, and Visiting Professor at the School of Biomedical Sciences, Coleraine, University of Ulster, UK, at the Master Course in Cataract and Refractive Surgery. He has been involved in refractive surgery for 15 years, with radial and astigmatic keratotomies, excimer laser, lens exchange, and phakic IOLs. At present, he performs anterior segment, corneal and refractive surgery. His research fields are keratoconus, lens exchange, phakic IOLs, surface ablation, anterior lamellar keratoplasty. He has widely published in peer-reviewed journals, co-authored books in corneal and refractive surgery, has authored a book on keratoconus surgery and is scientific reviewer of Ophthalmology, the American Journal of Ophthalmology, the British Journal of Ophthalmology, Cornea, the Journal of Refractive Surgery, etc.
Biography Updated on 14 October 2010