Dr. Edmondo Borasio
Specialized in Cornea, Cataract, Laser Refractive Surgery
Dr. Edmondo Borasio graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Torino, Italy, in 1999. He attended the Lancaster Course in Ophthalmology at Colby College, Waterville, USA, in 2001. In 2003, he specialized in Ophthalmology at the University of Torino, Italy. He worked at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, UK, for 5 years, where he developed his career with 3 different fellowships in Cataract Surgery, Laser Refractive Surgery, and Cornea and External Eye Disease. In 2007, he moved and continued his practice in the UAE as founder of the Corneal and Refractive Surgery unit of Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai. In 2015, he joined Burjeel Hospital where he set up the Corneal and Refractive Surgery Department, which he is heading. Since 2018 he is Head of Ophthalmology Department of Burjeel Day Surgery Center in Reem Island, Abu Dhabi. To his credit, Dr. Edmondo has developed BESSt, a groundbreaking formula to improve the accuracy of IOL power calculations in cataract patients who previously underwent LASIK and PRK. The formula was published on the Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and was presented at various international conventions. To date, this, together with its evolution, the Borasio Myopic / Hypermetropic Regression (BMR/BHR) is amongst the most accurate regression formula for this purpose. Dr. Borasio is actively involved in research with special interest in Keratoconus, post-LASIK biometry, vector analysis of Astigmatism and Toric IOL calculations. He has published several articles on these topics on the most prestigious scientific ophthalmic journals. He became a Fellow of the European Board of Ophthalmology (FEBO) in 2004. Dr. Edmondo’s main fields of expertise are complex cataract surgery, corneal transplantation, keratoconus treatment, laser refractive surgery (Femto LASIK, LASEK, PRK), and phakic IOL surgery (ICL implantation) for the correction of high myopia and astigmatism. Dr. Edmondo is well versed in English and Italian.. ... Read more..