Pierluigi Iacono

Dr. Pierluigi Iacono

Pubblications: PubMed

Operative Unit: Medical Retina Operating Unit

Sub-specialties: Specialized in Ophthalmology

Clinical activity: Doctor Iacono  has currently an appointment at Fondazione GB Bietti in Rome. He has contributed to more than 100 peer-reviewed articles published mainly in the areas of Medical Retina. His main area of clinical research is focusing on the diagnosis and treatment of retinal disorders


Dr Iacono achieved the medical degree from the University of Trieste and completed the residency program in Ophthalmology at the same University. He is a medical retina specialist with special interests in myopia, age-related macular degeneration,  retinal vascular diseases and retinal dystrophies.


In 2007 he started a collaboration with the G.B. Bietti Foundation with the aim of deepening the studies in the field of retinal diseases and especially in the diagnosis and treatment.

Member of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) and of the European Society of Retina Specialist (EURETINA).

Scientific Reviewer for International Peer Reviewed Journal:
Retina - European Journal of Ophthalmology – Ophthalmic Research - Ophthalmologica - Clinical Ophthalmology - Bio Med Central – IOVS – BMC- Expert Review of Ophthalmology- OSLI-World Journal of Ophthalmology-Ophthalmology-British Journal ophthalmology- Eye and Vision- Current Eye Research- Acta Ophthalmologica-BioDrugs- Current Pharmaceutical Design- International Ophthalmology- JOPT- Progress in Retinal and Eye Research- Journal of Ophthalmology.

He is a member of Editorial Board of the World Journal of Ophthalmology

  • The degree thesis entitled "Correlation between morphological and functional parameters in eyes affected by glaucoma at different stages of development" presented at the International Congress European Association for Vision and Eye Research, October 2-5,2002, Alicante, Spain, was the winner in the poster session ".
  • Winner of the 2nd prize at the 10th AMD & Retina Congress, ESASO, Lugano, Switzerland, 29-30 October, 2010, for scientific poster submission