Stringa, Mr Francesco

FrancescoStringaMBChB, FEBO, MRCOphth





Education and training

  • European Board of Ophthalmology Diploma (2017)
  • Research Fellowship in Retina, Manchester Vision Regeneration Lab, NIHR/Wellcome Trust Manchester Clinical Research Facility (2016 to 2017)
  • Completion of core training in ophthalmology at North West of England Trusts (Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust) (2016 to 2018)
  • Membership of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (2019)
  • Fellowships in Glaucoma:
    • Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Nottingham (2019)
    • Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London (2020)


I am a consultant eye surgeon specialised in the treatment of glaucoma and cataract. I perform cataract surgery, glaucoma filtration surgery (trebeculectomy and glaucoma drainage devices) and minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (such as iStent®). I also perform various laser procedures for the treatment of glaucoma such as selective laser trabeculoplasty, cyclodiode and YAG laser iridotomy.

Awards and prizes

  • Best Abstract Presentation Award at The UK and Eire Glaucoma Society meeting 2020 (Glasgow)
  • NHS Leadership Academy Award in Healthcare Leadership Foundations (2019)
  • Greater Manchester Clinical Research Award: Runner up Research Team (2016)


I have carried out research in the imaging of the retina, with particular interest in diabetic retinopathy and age related macular degeneration. More recently, I have published articles on glaucoma surgery, particularly on minimally invasive glaucoma devices. 


  • Ophthalmology. 2020 Apr;127(4):550-552. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2019.10.029. Epub 2019 Oct 31.
  • J Glaucoma. 2019 May;28(5):e72-e74. doi: 10.1097/IJG.0000000000001170.
  • Int Med Case Rep J. 2016 Nov 30;9:377-383. doi: 10.2147/IMCRJ.S118345. eCollection 2016.

Book chapters

  • Dev Ophthalmol. 2016;56:13-7. doi: 10.1159/000442771. Epub 2016 Mar 15.
  • Dev Ophthalmol. 2016;56:166-73. doi: 10.1159/000442809. Epub 2016 Mar 15.
  • Dev Ophthalmol. 2016;56:113-21. doi: 10.1159/000442802. Epub 2016 Mar 15.


You can contact Mr Stringa's secretary. Rebecca Clouder, at or by calling 023 8120 4570.