Doz. Leydolt is a specialist in cataract operations. She is a senior surgeon at the University Clinic for Ophthalmology and Optometry, Medical University of Vienna, where she works as the deputy head of the outpatient department for artificial lenses and cataracts. Her clinical, as well as scientific focus, is innovative minimally invasive cataract surgery.
Assoc. Prof. Priv. Doz. Dr. Leydolt studied medicine in Vienna and Perugia (Italy) and then completed her specialist training at the University Clinic for Ophthalmology and Optometry in Vienna. The focus of her intensive research work is on new technologies and developments in cataract surgery, artificial lens optimization and correction of presbyopia – in this special field, she completed her habilitation in 2011. She has written numerous publications on these topics and has received several awards with her renowned research group.
Doz. Leydolt is fluent in German, English and Italian.