Mr Daniele Lorenzano is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust where he is the research lead for the Oculoplastics and Orbital Service at the Eye Unit in Southampton.
Mr Lorenzano specialises in all aspects of surgical & non-surgical cosmetic and reconstructive eyelid surgery. He treats lacrimal and orbital diseases including cancers and thyroid eye disease. He has a special interest in Botox neuro-toxin treatment not only for aesthetic reasons but also medical conditions such as eyelid spasm, face twitching and facial paralysis. Mr Lorenzano treats both adults and children.
He graduated from the University of Rome with degrees in Medicine and Surgery. He went on to complete his training at the prestigious Ophthalmology Residency Programme at the University of Rome, Tor Vergata for which he was awarded the CCT cum laude in Ophthalmology. He subsequently went on to develop his sub-specialist interest in orbital, lacrimal, eyelid reconstructive and aesthetic surgery with advanced training at Moorfields Eye Hospital & Bristol Eye Hospital, and as visiting fellow at the Eye and Ear Hospital in Melbourne.
Mr Lorenzano started the first oculoplastic and orbital service at the Eye Hospital in Milan and worked for several years at the National Cancer Institute in Milan. He has also worked in Africa, with local healthcare teams, treating patients with trachoma (which leads to blindness) and other eye diseases as part of the World Health Organization AFRO project. Mr Lorenzano has an active interest in research having worked as an investigator in several research trials. He is a keen educator, he is always training surgeons and junior doctors on safe eyelid lacrimal and orbital surgery.
MD: University of Rome, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery
BOPSS – British Oculoplastic Surgery Society: Full member
ESOPRS – European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery: Full member
AAO – American Academy of Ophthalmology: International full member
SICOP – Italian Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery: Full member
ESOPRS: Prize for work on blepharospasm and facial dystonia.
NIHR: Research investigator for Thyroid Eye Disease
UHS: Botulinum NeuroToxin for treatment of facial dystonia and facial paralysis
Oculoplastics/Orbital Surgery Fellowship Programme trainer to fellows and specialty trainees surgeons at University Hospital Southampton
Faculty Instructor Eyelid and Orbital Anatomy/Cadaveric Course – St George’s University Hospital – NHS Foundation Trust, London
Instructor at multiple courses to GPs, junior doctors, optometrists and nurses