Dr. Oddone Francesco (Head of Operative Unit)
Born in Rome in 1974, graduated with honours in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Rome – Tor Vergata; specialization in Ophthalmology under Prof. M.G. Bucci with full marks in 2004. Obtained his PhD in 2007 from the same university with a study on the genetic variability of pigment glaucoma. He served a fellowship in the Glaucoma Unit of Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, UK under the direction of Prof. DF Garway-Heath, during which time he worked with the most modern surgical techniques for the treatment of glaucoma, and began scientific collaborations focusing on cutting-edge strategies for the early diagnosis of glaucoma and its monitoring over time. He performs clinical, surgical and scientific activities at the IRCCS Fondazione G.B.Bietti since 2004 and from 2015 hold the position of Head of the Glaucoma Unit.