Sebastiano Serrao, MD, PhD

Specialist in Ophthalmology / PhD in Ocular Surgery
Dr. Sebastiano Serrao lives and works in Rome. He is an ophthalmologist and is a member of the board of directors of Vision Engineering Italy. He has considerable experience in the development of new corneal laser surgery techniques.
Clinical Specialties

Dr. Sebastiano Serrao has performed more than 5000 ocular surgery; he is expert in cataract surgery, laser surgery for vision correction, in the treatment of corneal diseases such as keratoconus, in the treatment of retinal diseases and maculopathies and in pediatric ophthalmology.

  • European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ESCRS).
  • International Society of Refractive Surgery (ISRS).
  • The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
  • Società di Oftalmologia Italiana (SOI)

Dr. Sebastiano Serrao has been involved for many years in the development of new treatments for keratoconus (transepithelial corneal cross-linking), cataract and refractive errors of the eye. He has published more than 85 scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals and 6 chapters in the book. He is a member of the editorial board of Survey of Ophthalmology and is a reviewer for more than 10 international scientific journals.


2002: Visiting doctor presso “Wilmer Eye Institute at the Johns Hopkins Hospital” in Baltimore (MD), ( e presso il centro “Laserone” in New York (NY) ( USA.

2000: Nidek certification “Revision Eye Center” in Columbus (Ohio), USA (;

1996-1997: Visiting doctor presso “Moorfields Eye Hospital” in Londra, UK (;

1996: Specialization in Ophthalmology and Ocular Surgery at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Rome.

1992: Degree in Medicine and Surgery at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Rome