Prof. Leopoldo Spadea, MD is Associate Clinical Professor , School of Medicine, “Sapienza” University of Rome, Italy. He attended “Sapienza” University of Rome, graduating Magna Cum Laude in Medicine and Surgery in 1984. Successively he attended the Eye Clinic of University of Rome “Sapienza”, completing his residency Magna Cum Laude in Ophthalmology in 1988. In 1990 he became Assistant Professor and Chief of the "Cornea and Refractive Surgery Center" and “Electrophysiology of vision” at the Eye Clinic of S. Salvatore Hospital, University of L'Aquila. In 2000 he became Associate Clinical Professor at Eye Clinic, School of Medicine, S. Salvatore Hospital, University of L'Aquila and in 2013 chief of the "Anterior Segment Surgery” at the Eye Clinic, A. Fiorini Hospital of Terracina (LT), “Sapienza” University of Rome. His publications include over 80 articles in peer-reviewed journals. Scientific research activity mainly concerns two subjects, namely: the electrophysiology of vision and refractive surgery.As for the subject of the electrophysiology of vision, Prof. Spadea has been called upon to present official reports at various national and international courses and symposiums. As for the topic of refractive surgery, Prof. Spadea has presented papers at national and international congresses and symposiums and published works in national and international journals (H-Index 15). In particular, having become an expert in computerized corneal topography, he has been called upon to present official papers in many different national and international courses and symposiums. Prof. Spadea is an expert on issues concerning excimer laser refractive procedures (PRK and LASIK) and keratoplasty. He serves numerous Editorial Board positions including International Journal of Keratoconus & Ectatic Corneal Diseases, Journal of Surgery, Journal of Ophthalmic Research, Journal of US-China Medical Science, Journal of Molecular Biology and Techniques, Journal of Glaucoma: Open Access, Journal of Eye & Cataract Surgery, Academician’s Research Centre (ARC) Journal of Ophthalmology, Madridge Journal of Ophthalmology (MJOP), Austin Ophthalmology, The Open Ophthalmology Journal, Current Updates in Ophthalmology, Ocular Clinical and Pathology and BAOJ Ophthalmology. Moreover ho is Reviewer for: Ophthalmology, Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery, Journal of Refractive Surgery, British Journal of Ophthalmology, Archives of Ophthalmology, Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, Acta Ophthalmologica, European Journal of Ophthalmology, Indian Journal of Ophthalmology, Clinical Ophthalmology, Expert Review of Ophthalmology, Case Reports in Ophthalmology, Journal of Ocular Pharmacology & Therapeutics, Plose One, Medicine® and US Ophthalmic Review.
The interest for the first topic has been done ever since 1982, with national and international publications both in national and international journal as well as conferences and lectures in prestigious academic centers world over.