The Open Ophthalmology Journal

ISSN: 1874-3641 ― Volume 15, 2021

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Tatsuya Mimura (Biography
Tatsuya Mimura

Dr. Mimura received his PhD from Tokyo University in 2005. Currently, he is working as an associate professor at Teikyo University. He has successfully completed his Administrative responsibilities as a reviewer, editor and research scholar for many journals. His research has included investigations of corneal transplantation. Based on this research and fellowship training he has received 25 awards and honours, such as the infamous Rohto Award. He is currently serving as an editorial member of 42 reputed journals. He has also authored several books including “Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering; From Cells to Organs.” amongst notable ones.


Department of Ophthalmology
Teikyo University School of Medicine
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Simon Taylor (Biography
Simon Taylor

Dr. Simon Taylor is the Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Surrey and a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at the Royal Surrey County Hospital, as well as at St. Mary’s Hospital, London. He completed his PhD from Imperial College London in 2009. He secured a first position in medicine at Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge before training as an ophthalmic surgeon at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London. Dr. Taylor is particularly expert in the treatment of retinal and inflammatory ocular diseases. He has contributed his research papers in different scientific journals.


Department of Ophthalmology
University of Surrey & Royal Surrey County Hospital

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Ali Osman Saatci (Biography
Ali Osman Saatci

Dr. Saatci is a professor at the Department of Ophthalmology of Dokuz Eylül University, İzmir, Turkey. He worked as a retina fellow with Dr. Richard S. Ruiz at Hermann Eye Center, University of Texas in Houston. He is in the editorial board of the journals Retina-Vitreus and Türkiye Klinikleri Oftalmoloji. He is the coauthor of more than 95 peer-reviewed manuscripts published in Pubmed Journals including AJO, Archives of Ophthalmology, Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, BJO, Ophthalmologica, Ophthalmic Surgery Lasers and İmaging, Ophthalmic Research, Ophthalmic Genetics and İnternational Ophthalmology.


Department of Ophthalmology
Dokuz Eylül University

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Maddalena De Bernardo (Biography
Maddalena De Bernardo

Degree in Medicine and Surgery by the Second University of Naples (2004) Residency program in Ophthalmology by the Second University of Naples (2005-2009) and PhD Degree in Experimental and Reconstructive Surgery by the Second University of Naples (2013) with doctoral thesis entitled “evaluation of transepitelial cross-linking in the keratoconus treatment”. Currently assistant professor in Ophthalmology at the Department of Medicine, Surgery and Dentistry at the University of Salerno “Scuola Medica Salernitana” .


Department of Medicine, Surgery and Dentistry
University of Salerno

Gail M. Seigel (Biography
Gail M. Seigel

Dr. Gail M. Seigel is a Research Associate Professor at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Dr. Seigel's primary research focus is the study of cancer stem cells and chemoresistance in retinoblastoma. A graduate of Rutgers University (B.S.), and Albany Medical College (Ph.D.), Dr. Seigel joined the SUNY Buffalo faculty in 2001. Dr. Seigel has authored over 75 manuscripts and has received a Cybil Harrington Research.


Ross Eye Institute
University of Buffalo
Buffalo, NY

David P. Piñero (Biography
David P. Piñero

Degree in Optics and Optometry by the University of Alicante (1998) and Degree in Information and Documentation by the Open University of Catalonia (2006). He obtained his PhD Degree in the University of Alicante in 2010 with the doctoral thesis entiled “Characterization and modeling of the effect of the intrastromal ring segments de in ectatic corneas”. Likewise, he obtained the qualification of University Specialist in Pre- and Post-surgical Optometry by the University of Valladolid in 2001. Currently, he is professor/researcher at the Department of Optics, Pharmacology and Anatomy of the University of Alicante, and develops his clinical activity at the Department of Ophthalmology of the Vithas Medimar International Hospital (Alicante, Spain).


Department of Optics, Pharmacology and Anatomy
University of Alicante

Minoru Tomita (Biography
Minoru Tomita

Minoru Tomita M.D, PhD is a Director of Minoru Tomita Eye Clinic Ginza in Tokyo, Japan. He has been visiting professor at Ophthalmology, Wenzhou Medical University and Hebei Provincial Eye Hospital in China. He is also an Editorial member of Journal of Refractive Surgery, BMC Ophthalmology and several other journals. He has received numerous awards from International Congress and has provided over 100 papers in famous review journal and magazine.


Refractive Surgery
Tomita Minoru Eye Clinic Ginza

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Italo Giuffre (Biography
Italo Giuffre

Dr. Italo Giuffre is a Consultant at the Department of Ophthalmology (Head: Prof. A. Caporossi) - Catholic University of Rome (Italy) since 2009 and Lecturer at the Orthoptics School in Bozen (Italy). He graduated as a Medical Doctor (cum laude) from Tor Vergata University in 1988. In 2001, he became PhD in Neuropaediatrics and malformative diseases at Sapienza University (Head: Prof. G.P. Cantore). His publications include one book about Genetics of Eye diseases, INC Editor 2000, 5 chapters in international books (about ibopamine, apoptosis, tumorigenesis and genetics of glaucoma) and over 90 articles in peer-reviewed journals.


Department of Ophthalmology
Catholic University of Rome

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