Specialist in Ophthalmology, Prof. Francesco Bernardini trained professionally in the United States where he carried out a two-year Surgical Fellowship at the University of Cincinnati, Ohio. There he obtained the prestigious certification of the Ultra Specialist in Oculofacial Plastic Surgery in 2000; since then, he carries out over 200 interventions a year dedicated to the aesthetic rejuvenation of the face and gaze as well as non-invasive treatments.
The ultra-specialization in this area of the face has allowed Dr. Bernardini to develop innovative surgical and non-invasive techniques that are now performed by specialists all over the world. Dr. Bernardini is currently a member of important international professional associations including the American Society of Oculofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS), the Italian Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (AICPE), and The Orbital Society.
Dr. Bernardini is a University Professor at the School of Specialization of Plastic Surgery, University of Genoa. He has published over 40 scientific articles in international literature and is the author of several chapters of international and Italian textbooks.
He is a member of the Editorial Board of the leading international scientific journal in the sector, Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal (OPRS). For over 10 years, he has been teaching courses for the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO).
International Scholar Award of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. It is given to international members of the society for their ongoing commitment to scientific updating in ophthalmology.
Certificate of the course of endoscopic surgery of the face attended in 2002 in Los Angeles awarded by Dr. Nicanor Isse, universally recognized as the father of aesthetic endoscopic surgery of the face.
ECFMG or USMLE (United States Medical License Examination) certificate for the recognition of the Degree in Medicine and Surgery and to be able to carry out the medical profession in the United States.
Certificate of association with Asoprs, the American Society of Oculoplastic Surgery.
Certificate of membership in the ASOPRS (American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery), the only Italian member of the society. It is necessary to have completed a fellowship in Oculoplastic Surgery in the USA.
Certificate of membership in The Orbital Society.
Honorary member of the Spanish Society of Facial Plastic Surgery; it is an honor reserved for a few surgeons who have distinguished themselves worldwide in the field of facial plastic surgery.
Certified Member of the Italian Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery