Edoardo Midena is Board Certified in Ophthalmology, full Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Padova, School of Medicine, and Chairman of Ophthalmology at Padova University Hospital.
He is member of the scientific board of the G.B. Bietti Foundation for study and research in ophthalmology (Rome, Italy), he is elected member of the Club Jules Gonin, the Retina Society, the Macula Society, and the European Academy of Ophthalmology, EURETINA (also Board Member), General Secretary of the Italian Retina Society.
Professor Midena’s major scientific interests are chorioretinal diseases, ocular oncology, and diagnostic techniques in ophthalmology. The interest in retinal diseases has been devoted to chronic acquired diseases, investigated from bench to bedside. He has contributed to the knowledge of the effects of different treatment modalities (radiation, thermotherapy, threshold and subthreshold photocoagulation, intraocular drugs) on retinal and choroidal circulation, and on retinal function. He has also particularly worked on new psychophysical visual function diagnostic techniques as microperimetry, applied to retinal blinding conditions .
His research on visual functions is integrated with multimodal retinal imaging.