Home address: Via Pordenone 41, 3100 Udine.

Medical degree from the University of Trieste on October 16, 1975 with a final mark of 110/110. Specialization in ophthalmology at the University of Messina on July 30, 1979 with a final mark of 50/50 Cum Laude.

Ophthalmologist in the staff of the Department of Ophthalmology at the Civil Hospital of Udine from April 12, 1976 to April 4, 1993.

Head of the Ophthalmic Unit at the Hospital of San Donà di Piave from April 5, 1993 to April 15, 1998.

Chief of the Department of Ophthalmology at Santa Maria della Misericordia Hospital from April 16, 1998 to October 31, 2015.

Chief of Department of Ophthalmology at “Città di Udine” Health Center from November 1, 2015 to date.

Member of numerous international professional societies.

Founder and president of the Italian Society of Perimetry (S.I.Pe.).

Reviewer for numerous international scientific journals (IOVS, BJO, Ophthalmology, J Glaucoma, Acta Ophthalmol, etc.).

Guest speaker at lectures and invited presentations in more than 200 national and international congresses and conferences in various fields of Ophthalmology, Ear Nose and Throat, and Neurology.

Conducted more than 350 clinical courses performed in the fields of computerised perimetry, glaucoma and cataract surgery.

First author and/or co-author in over 250 published scientific articles in both national and international journals.

Vast experience in the fields of cataract and glaucoma surgery (over 18,000 operations performed to date) and cornea transplantation.

Current research interests: early diagnosis and surgical treatment of glaucoma (with special regard to canaloplasty), cataract phacoemulsification, and lamellar corneal surgery.