Graduated from School of Medicine of University of Siena, Italy, Medical Doctor in 1997. He had a Specialist Diploma in Ophthalmology in 2001 and received his PhD in Ocular Pathology in 2006. He introduced the Corneal Cross Linking therapy for Keratoconus in Italy in 2004, awarded for this by the Italian Society of Ophthalmology. In 2009 Assistant Professor of corneal surgery at Optometry School of University of Siena. Currently he is Assistant Professor of corneal pathology at Post-Graduate Ophthalmology School of Siena University, Italy and Director of the Siena Crosslinking Center. His areas of interest include keratoconus, cross-linking, corneal transplants, cataract and refractive surgery, corneal dystrophyes and in vivo confocal microscopy. He published the first international studies of in vivo confocal microscopy after crosslinking and a consistent number of peer-reviewed articles. Invited speaker in over 200 international meetings, he represented the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery in the last Intercontinental Symposium of Cataract and Refractive Surgery World Societies.
Dr. Cosimo Mazzotta area of research include Keratoconus, CRosslinking, Corneal Dystrophyes, Confocal Microscopy, Corneal Transplants, Cataract and Refractive Surgery