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Mr Lorenzo Motta


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Ophthalmology, Vitreo-retinal surgery, Cataract surgery, Retina surgery

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Professional Biography

Mr Lorenzo Motta is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at King Edward VII's Hospital, specialising in vitreoretina and cataract. His vitreoretinal surgical expertise includes retinal detachment, epiretinal membrane, macular hole, vitreous haemorrhage, diabetic retinopathy and floaters. {{ label }}

Furthermore, Mr Motta has an additional interest in complex cataract surgery, premium intra-ocular lenses and intravitreal injection for retinal disorders.

He qualified in medicine and surgery from the prestigious University of Medicine – Campus Bio- Medico of Rome, Italy, and earned his ophthalmology degree with honours at the University of Catania, Italy. Mr Motta undertook further cataract training at the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Western Eye Hospital, London. He then undertook sub-specialisation, in both medical and surgical retina at Surrey and Sussex NHS Trust Hospitals, East Surrey Hospital. Additionally, he completed a two-year advanced Senior Fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery at the renowned King’s College Hospital, London. He held the role of Consultant Ophthalmologist and Vitreoretinal Surgeon at East Kent Hospitals University until October 2023.

Mr Motta continues to practice in London and Kent, and is also Lecturer, Consultant Ophthalmologist and Vitreoretinal Surgeon at Ophthalmology Department of the prestigious University of Padova, Italy.

Mr Motta has an avid interest in clinical research and earned his doctoral degree (PhD) at the University of Catania. He maintains this interest, through his peer-reviewed publications, involvement in clinical trials, and as an invited medical journal reviewer. Subsequently, he is frequently invited to present at national and international conferences.

He is a member of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, member of SISO (Società Italiana di Scienze Oftalmologiche) and is the Founder and Scientific Director of the Retina on the Thames Conference. In 2011 he was voted in as a member of the GOTA “Young Talented Ophthalmologists” of The Italian Society of Ophthalmology (SOI).

Mr Motta participates in voluntary ophthalmology work, including charitable work as a cataract surgeon in Ethiopia.

Mr Motta splits his time between the UK and Italy and speaks fluent English, Italian and Spanish.

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