GOCOMMENTS
Conferences

CONFERENCES: 2016

Euretina (European retina congress), (Denmark, September 2016)

- Chief moderator (chairperson) on free papers publications for Age Related Macular Degeneration

- Participation on instructional course 3D heads up vitrectomy current evolution 2016

- Free paper session: Long term results after lamellar macular holes treatment with pars plana vitrectomy

- RetinaTech session: Presentation: A novel vitreous cutter with new geometry and 10000 cuts per minute: Pros and cons.

- Presentation: Ozurdex removal (substance used to treat macular degeneration cases)

Club Jules Gonin congress (Bordeaux, France, July 2016)

- Poster: Short-Acting gas tamponade with strict face-down posturing for the treatment of Idiopathic macular hole.

6th National Vitreoretinal school (Athens, June 2016)

- Presentation: Wet Age Related Macular Degeneration

49th Hellenic Ophthalmological Congress (Thessaloniki, May 2016)

- Intraocular lens implantation selection on capsule absence patients

- Interesting surgical cases video presentation

Vail Vitrectomy (Colorado, USA, February 2016)

Frankfurt Retina meeting (Mainz, Γερμανία 2016)

11th Greek Vitreoretinal Congress (Athens, January 2016)
-Clinical workshop: “Surgery nightmares”
-Interactive video session presenting difficult surgical issues”
-Vitreous diagnostics and unusual surgical procedures: “Why and When Heads-up surgery”

CONFERENCES: 2015

3rd scientific 2day vitreoretinal workshop (Volos, October 2015)

Annual American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) congress (Las Vegas, November 2015)

Floretina congress (Florence, December 2015)
-Video presentation: “Traumatic IOL subluxation repair”

2day workshop OMMA Ophthalmological Institute (Megaron, The Athens Concert Hall, December 2015)
-Video presentation: “Difficult issues in vitreoretinal surgery”

15th EURETINA CONGRESS (17-20 SEPTEMBER 2015, NICE, FRANCE )
«A LOOK TO THE FUTURE:3D & HEADS UP WIDE ANGLE MIVS RETINA SURGERY IN 2015 BY THE FIRST 3D EXPERT SURGEONS. A GREAT NEW TEACHING TOOL»
«ADVANCES IN MANAGEMENT OF DISLOCATED IOLs»

 SOE (EUROPEAN SOCIETY OF OPHTHALMOLOGY) 2015 (VIENNA, AUSTRIA, 6-9 JUNE 2015)
«SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF NON-RESPONDING TO ANTI-VGEF WET/HEMORRHAGIC AMD»

 8th  IPPOCRATIC MEETING (THESSALONIKI, MARCH 2015)
«MANAGEMENT OF HEMORRHAGIC WET AMD NOT RESPONDING TO ANTI-VGEF TREATMENT»

GIRONA ΙNTERNATIONAL RETINA ΜEETING (SPAIN, MARCH 2015)

invited speaker: «SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF WET / HAEMORRHAGIC AMD»

8th MEDITERRETINA CLUB INTERNATIONAL MEETING (ITALY, MARCH 2015)
«SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF OPTIC DISK PIT MACULOPATHIES»

29th INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF THE HELLENIC SOCIETY OF INTRAOCULAR IMPLANT AND REFRACTIVE SURGERY (ATHENS, FEBRUARY-MARCH 2015)
«DISLOCATED IOLs».
«MACULAR EDEMA AND CATARACT».
«POSTERIOR SEGMENT COMPLICATIONS FROM THE ANTERIOR SEGMENT SURGERY».

10th GREEK VITREO-RETINAL CONVENTION(ATHENS, JANUARY 2015)
video «SURGICAL DESISIONS».
''RETINA DEBATES''

CONFERENCES: 2014

AAO (American Academy of Ophthalmology) 2014 (CHICAGO , OCTOBER 2014)
video «REUSABLE DISLOCATED IOLs».

JOINT SRO SEEOS MEETING (BUCHAREST, OCTOBER 2014)
«SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF MACULAR DIGENERATION ».

VI SCUOLA INTERNAZIONALE DI OFTHALMOLOGIA 2014 ( SEPTEMBER 2014 , ITALY)
"MANAGEMENT OF DISLOCATED IOLs"

14th EURETINA CONGRESS (LONDON, SEPTEMBER 2014)
«THE FIRST 3D VIDEO COURSE ON CURRENT WIDE ANGLE 25-27G SURGERY-INCLUDING GUIDELINES FOR 3D TEACHING VIDEOS IN VITREORETINAL SURGERY»

PANTHEO EYE CENTER ANNUAL CONGRESS 2014/ ANTERIOR MEETS POSTERIOR (CYPRUS, JUNE 2014)

«SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF NON RESPONDING TO ANTI-VEGF WET/ HAEMORRHAGIC AMD». 

4th THESSALONIKI VITREO-RETINAL SUMMER SCHOOL (THESSALONIKI, JUNE 2014)

«IOL REPOSITION»

47th PANHELLENIC OPHTHALMOLOGICAL CONGRESS (THESSALONIKI, MAY 2014)

«UPDATES ON RETINA SURGERY».

« EARLY DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF VMT WITH ONLY ONE INTRAVITREAL PHARMACOLOGIC VITREOLYSIS INJECTION».

XXΧΙV INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF OPHTHALMOLOGY – WOC2014 (TOKYO, APRIL 2014)

«OPHTHALMOLOGICAL SOCIETY SESSION VR VIDEOCASE: INTERESTING VITREORETINAL CASES».

28th INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF THE HELLENIC SOCIETY OF INTRAOCULAR IMPLANT AND REFRACTIVE SURGERY (ATHENS, FEBRUARY 2014)

«MANAGEMENT OF COMPLICATIONS IN CATARACT SURGERY. ENDOPHTHALMITIS-NUCLEOUS DROP».

«POST-SURGERY CYSTOID MACULAR EDEMA AND CATARACT».

«IOL X-CHANGE».

9th GREEK VITREO-RETINAL CONVENTION (ATHENS, JANUARY 2014)

«UPDATES ON VITREO-RETINAL SURGICAL TECHNIQUES AND SURGICAL TREATMENTS».

«SURGICAL NIGHTMARES».

video « SURGICAL DECISIONS»

«SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF AMD NOT RESPONDING TO ANTI-VGEF TREATMENT»

CONFERENCES: 2013

10th SCIENTIFIC OPHTHALMOLOGICAL CONGRESS (DRAMA 2013)

«DILEMMAS ON RETINAL DISEASES».

13th EUROPEAN SOCIETY OF RETINA SPECIALISTS - EURETINA (HAMBURG, GERMANY 2013)

«BIMANUAL SMALL G SURGERY EVOLUTION TOWARDS BETTER RESULTS: A VIDEO COURSE BY EXPERTS».

31st ANNUAL MEETING OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF RETINA SPECIALISTS - ASRS (TORONTO, CANADA, AUGUST 2013)

« VITRECTOMY WITH 25-GAUGE AND INCOMPLETE DRAINAGE OF SUBRETINAL FLUID FOR THE TREATMENT OF PRIMARY RHEGMATOGENOUS RETINAL DETACHMENT ».

«RETINAWS: WHEN THE GOING GETS TOUGH, THE TOUGH GETS GOING – CHALLENGING CASES IN VITREORETINAL SURGERY».

AEGEAN RETINA XIII (SANTORINI, JULY 2013)

«RPE TRANSLOCATION FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF WET AMD CASES».

SOE (EUROPEAN SOCIETY OF OPHTHALMOLOGY) 2013 (COPENHAGEN,  JUNE  2013)
«25-GAUGE VITRECTOMY AND INCOMPLETE DRAINAGE OF SUBRETINAL FLUID FOR THE TREATMENT OF PRIMARY RHEGMATOGENOUS RETINAL DETACHMENT ».

46th  PANHELLENIC OPHTHALMOLOGICAL CONGRESS (MESSINIA, MAY 2013)
«MACULAR HOLE-PATHOPHYSIOLOGY-DIAGNOSIS-PHARMACEUTICAL TREATMENT-SURGICAL TREATMENT».
«MODERN OPHTHALMOLOGY- UPDATES ON VITREOUS SURGERY».
«V.I.P. 2013 (VITREORETINAL INTERACTIVE PRESENTATION 2013)».

6th  MEDITERRETINA CLUB (ITALY, MARCH 2013)
«INCOMPLETE DRAIN OF SUBRETINAL FLUID FOR RD SURGERY».

27th  INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF THE HELLENIC SOCIETY OF INTRAOCULAR IMPLANT AND REFRACTIVE SURGERY (ATHENS MARCH 2013)
«BASIC COURSE OF CATARACT».
«CYSTOID MACULAR EDEMA AND CATARACT».
«COMPLICATIONS IN CATARACT SURGERY».

8th  GREEK VITREO-RETINAL CONVENTION (ATHENS, JANUARY 2013)

«THE SAFETY OF BEVACIZUMAB(AVASTIN) AFTER 14000 INTRAVITREAL INJECTIONS ON DIABETIC RETINOPATHY,».
«MY TRANSITION FROM 20G SUTURELESS  VITRECTOMY SURGERY 
ΤΟ 25+G (WHY AND HOW)»
«THE OFFER OF 25 GAUGE VITRECTOMY ON MACULA SURGERY»
«25G VITRECTOMY FOR SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF FULL THICKNESS MACULAR HOLE»

CONFERENCES: 2012

EVER (EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION FOR VISION AND EYE RESEARCH) 2012 ANNUAL MEETING (, OCTOBER 2012)

«REVISITING TRANSCONJUCTIVAL SUTURELESS 25 GAUGE VITRECTOMY FOR MACULAR SURGERY»

2nd  THESSALONIKI INTERNATIONAL VITREO-RETINAL SUMMER SCHOOL (CHALKIDIKI, SEPTEMBER 2012)
«DISLOCATED INTRAOCULAR LENSES»

12th  EURETINA CONGRESS (MILAN, SEPTEMBER 2012)
«SCLERAL REPOSITION OF DROPPED IOLS»
«ADDITIONAL INTRAVITREAL GAS INJECTION FOR THE TREATMENT OF UNCLOSED AND LATE REOPENED MACULAR HOLES INITIALLY TREATED WITH VITRECTOMY AND INTERNAL LIMITING MEMBRANE PEEL».

38th ANNUAL PANHELLENIC MEDICAL CONGRESS (ATHENS, MAY 2012)
«MANAGEMENT OF DIABETIC RETINOPATHY»

PANTHEO EYE CENTER ANNUAL CONGRESS 2012/ COMPLICATION MANAGEMENT IN OPHTHALMIC PROCEDURES (CYPRUS, APRIL 2012)
«MANAGEMENT OF CATARACT IN PVR SURGERY».
«DISLOCATED IOLS»

1st  PALESTINIAN JORDANIAN OPHTHALMOLOGY CONFERENCE

2nd  M.O.H OPHTHALMOLOGY CONFERENCE (JORDAN, APRIL 2012)
«MANAGEMENT OF DROPPED NUCLEUS».
«DISLOCATED IOLS»

FRANKFURT RETINA MEETING (FRANKFURT, MARCH 2012)

26ο INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF THE HELLENIC SOCIETY OF INTRAOCULAR IMPLANT AND REFRACTIVE SURGERY (ATHENS, MARCH 2012)

«IOL X-CHANGE».
video «REMOVAL OF SUBRETINAL HEMORRHAGE AFTER CATARACT SURGERY».
«COMPLICATIONS IN CATARACT SURGERY».
«THE ANTERIOR SEGMENT MEETS THE POSTERIOR».
«COMBINED SURGERY WITH CATARACT SURGERY».

2nd WINTER MEETING OF THE EUROPEAN SOCIETY OF RETINA SPECIALISTS –EURETINA (ITALY, JANUARY 2012)

 7th  GREEK VITREO-RETINAL CONVENTION (ATHENS, JANUARY 2012)

- «ADVANCED COURSE FOR VITREORETINAL SURGERY»
- surgeon on live broadcast of surgeries

CONFERENCES: 2011

11th EVRS CONGRESS (MALTA, OCTOBER 2011)
«INCOMPLETE DRAIN OF SUBRETINAL FLUID, DURING VITRECTOMY FOR RETINAL DETACHMENT».
«PHACO FRAGMENTATION, WITHOUT IOL IMPLANTATION, IN PVR CASES TREATED WITH 25+G VITRECTOMY AND SILICONE OIL».
«REMOVAL OF A SUBMACULAR PERFLUROCARBON BUBBLE».
«RETINAL MISADVENTURES IN THE OPERATING ROOM»

AEGEAN RETINA XII (CRETE, JULY 2011)
«PHACO FRAGMENTATION AND USE OF IOL IN PVR CASES TREATED WITH 25G VITRECTOMY AND SILICONE OIL»
«INCOMPLETE DRAIN OF SUBRETINAL FLUID, DURING VITRECTOMY FOR RETINAL DETACHMENT»

11th  EURETINA CONGRESS (LONDON, MAY 2011)
«MANAGEMENT OF DISLOCATED IOLS»
«BIMANUAL VITREORETINAL TECHNIQUES IN MIVS SURGERY».

44th  PANHELLENIC OPHTHALMOLOGICAL CONGRESS (ATHENS, MAY 2011)
- surgeon on posterior segment surgeries

25th INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF THE HELLENIC SOCIETY OF INTRAOCULAR IMPLANT AND REFRACTIVE SURGERY (ATHENS, FEBRUARY 2011)

«RETINA PROBLEMS FOR THE ANTERIOR SEGMENT SURGEON (THE ANTERIOR SEGMENT MEETS THE POSTERIOR)».
«APHAKIA TREATMENT»

6th GREEKVITREO-RETINALCONVENTION (ATHENS, JANUARY 2011)

«INCOMPLETE DRAIN OF SUBRETINAL FLUID DURING VITRECTOMY FOR RETINAL DETACHMENT»
- surgeon on live broadcast of surgeries

CONFERENCES: 2010

XXVII MEETING OF THE CLUB JULES GONIN (JAPAN, NOVEMBER 2010)
«SUTURELESS TRANSCONJUCTIVAL 20GAUGE VITRECTOMY.RESULTS AFTER 622 CASES».

43th PANHELLENIC OPHTHALMOLOGICAL CONGRESS (THESSALONIKI, MAY 2010)

«DIABETIC RETINOPATHY»

4οMEDITERRETINA CLUB (EGYPT, FEBRUARY 2010)
«SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF OPTIC DISC PIT ASSOCIATED MACULOPATHY IN A 5 YEAR OLD BOY»

24th  INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF THE HELLENIC SOCIETY OF INTRAOCULAR IMPLANT AND REFRACTIVE SURGERY (ATHENS, FEBRUARY 2010)

«CONTROVERSIES: CATARACT AND…UPDATE ON CATARACT AND REFRACTIVE SURGERY».

5th  GREEK VITREO-RETINAL CONVENTION (ATHENS, JANUARY 2010)

«SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF OPTIC DISC PIT ASSOCIATED MACULOPATHY IN A 5 YEAR OLD BOY»
«UPDATES ON MANAGEMENT OF DIABETIC EYE»

CONFERENCES: 2009

BEAVRS (BRITISH AND EIRE ASSOCIATION OF VITREORETINAL SURGEONS )2009 (AMSTERDAM, NOVEMBER 2009)
«SUTURELESS TRANSCONJUCTIVAL 20G VITRECTOMY-622 CASES»

9th EVRS MEETING (MARRAKESH, SEPTEMBER 2009)
«SUTURELESS SILICONE OIL REMOVAL: A NOVEL TECHNIQUE»

ΑEGEAN RETINA XI (CRETE, JULY 2009)
«ENDOPHTHALMITIS FOLLOWING BOSTON KERATOPROSTHESIS TREATED WITH VITRECTOMY: A REPORT OF THESE CASES»
«SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF OPTIC DISC PIT ASSOCIATED MACULOPATHY IN A 5 YEARS OLD BOY»

APAO-AAO JOINT CONGRESS (BALI, MAY 2009)

«SUTURELESS TRANSCONJUCTIVAL 20 GAUGE PARS PLANA VITRECTOMY (20G STV)»

3οMEDITERRETINA CLUB (ITALY, MARCH 2009)
«SUTURELESS 20 GAUGE PARS PLANA VITRECTOMY, RESULTS AFTER 600 CASES»
«TROCARLESS 23 GAUGE PARS PLANA VITRECTOMY, THE REAL 23 G VITRECTOMY»

23rd  INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF THE HELLENIC SOCIETY OF INTRAOCULAR IMPLANT AND REFRACTIVE SURGERY (ATHENS, FEBRUARY 2009

«MANAGEMENT OF CYSTOID MACULAR EDEMA».

4th  GREEK VITREO-RETINAL CONVENTION (ATHENS, JANUARY 2009)

CONFERENCES: 2008

8th EVRS CONGRESS (PRAGUE, SEPTEMBER 2008)
«SUTURELESS 20 G PARS PLANA VITRECTOMY»

XXVI MEETING OF THE CLUB JULES GONIN (SWITZERLAND, SEPTEMBER 2008)

«FLUORESCEIN MEETING».

MEDITERRANEAN RETINA III (ISTANBUL, JUNE 2008)
«SUTURELESS 20 GAUGE PARS PLANA VITRECTOMY»

OPHTHALMOLOGIC SCHOOL (CROATIA, MAY 2008)

«SUTURELESS 20 GAUGE VITRECTOMY»

FRANKFURT RETINA MEETING (FRANKFURT, APRIL 2008)
«SUTURELESS 20 GAUGE VITRECTOMY»

5th  IPPOCRATIC MEETING (THESSALONIKI, APRIL 2008)
«SUTURELESS 20G VITRECTOMY»

22nd  INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF THE HELLENIC SOCIETY OF INTRAOCULAR IMPLANT AND REFRACTIVE SURGERY (ATHENS, FEBRUARY 2008)

«PRESENT AND FUTURE IN OPHTHALMIC SURGERY-POSTERIOR SEGMENT»
«MANAGEMENT OF CYSTOID MACULAR EDEMA»

CONFERENCES: 2007

40th PANHELLENIC OPHTHALMOLOGICAL CONGRESS (ATHENS, MAY 2007)
«MINIMALLY INVASIVE VITRECTOMY 20-23-25 GAUGE».

CONFERENCES: 2006

20th  INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF THE HELLENIC SOCIETY OF INTRAOCULAR IMPLANT AND REFRACTIVE SURGERY (ATHENS, FEBRUARY 2006)

«PHACOEMULSIFICATION COMPLICATIONS FROM THE PARS PLANA».

MEDITERRANEAN RETINA II (TURKEY, JUNE 2006)

«20 GAUGE TRANCONJUCTIVAL PARS PLANA VITRECTOMY».

39th PANHELLENIC OPHTHALMOLOGICAL CONGRESS (THESSALONIKI, JUNE 2006)
«RETINA UPDATE »
«MINIMISE OF SURGICAL TRAUMA ON VITRECTOMY»
«ANTI-VGEF IN OPHTHALMOLOGY TODAY»

NEW THERAPIES IN RETINAL DISEASES (ROME, SEPTEMBER 2006)
«20 GAUGE TRANCONJUCTIVAL PARS PLANA VITRECTOMY»

Success Rates

Retinal detachment
Final restoration → 98,7%!

Μacular hole, final
restoration → 100%!

Epiretinal Membrane → Final Restoration 100%!
Lameral Hole → research in progress, results will be presented soon

 

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