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37th HSIOIRS Congress

2-4 March 2023

Organising Committee

The Board of Directors of the Hellenic Society of Intraocular Implant & Refractive Surgery

President: Miltos Balidis
Vice-president: Giorgos Roussopoulos
General Secretary: Apostolos Maniateas
Treasurer: Elisavet Patsoura
Members: Vasilis Karampatakis, Dimitris Mikropoulos, Konstantinos Moschou, Pantelis A. Papadopoulos, Petros Smachliou

Invited Speakers

Renato Ambrosio – Brazil
Gerd U. Auffarth – Germany
Shady Awwad – Lebanon
Carlo Carlevale – Italy
David Chang – USA
Laura Crawley – United Kingdom
Bita Manzouri – United Kingdom
Paul Ursell – United Kingdom

Kelman Award 2023

Prof. Gerd U. Auffarth is the recipient of the Kelman Award 2023

Paper Awards

Award for the Best Free Paper Presentation

Cataract Surgery Using Two 3D Visualization Platforms: Complication Rates, Surgical Duration and Comparison with Traditional Microscopes

Vasilios Diakonis, Konstantinos Tsaousis, Robert Weinstock

A novel technique for a combined phacoemulsification and silicone oil procedure

Georgios Pappas, Emmanouil Xilouris, Ioannis Pallikaris

Award for the Best Video Presentation

Cataract surgery with Femtosecond Laser and Implantation of SING IMT (Small Incision New Generation Implantable Miniaturized Telescope)

Pantelis A. Papadopoulos, Dimitrios Panagiotidis, Konstantinos Kakoulidis, Alexandros P. Papadopoulos, Konstantina Athanasiou

Initial clinical experience with the new Smaller-Incision New-Generation IMT (SING IMT) implant in eyes with late AMD and severe central vision impairment

Dimitrios Mikropoulos, Aikaterini Artzouchaltzi, Foteinos Styllas, Evagelia Papadopoulou, Dimitrios Giannoulis, Fotios Topouzis

Award for the Best E-Poster Presentation

Long-term results of simultaneous transepithelial phototherapeutic keratectomy and conventional photorefractive keratectomy (Cretan protocol plus) followed by corneal crosslinking for keratoconus

Dimitrios Liakopoulos, Michael Grentzelos, Athanasios Economou, Charalambos Siganos, Miltiadis Tsilimbaris, Ioannis Pallikaris, Georgios Kymionis


The participants of the 37th International Congress of the HSIOIRS will be provided with 24 CME-CPD credits by the Panhellenic Medical Association.

Scientific Program

Το site του Συνεδρίου:

Congress Secretariat


17 Asklipiou str, 106 80 Athens, Greece
Tel : +30
Fax: +30

Registration Information


Doctors, Non Members HSIOIRS: 200 €
Doctors, Members HSIOIRS: 180 €
Residents / Trainees*: 90 €
Opticians / Optometrists*: 90 €
Nurses*: 30 €

The participants of the categories with * will need to present a certification of their profession (professional id, letter from the director of the clinic where they work).
The registration covers participation to the scientific program, certificate of attendance with the CME-CPD credits, access to the exhibition area.
In order to confirm your registration, the full deposit of the fee is required.
Fees are applicable to 24% VAT upon issuance of the relevant invoice.


Doctors: 60 €
Residents/Trainees: 30 €

Fees are applicable to 24% VAT upon issuance of the relevant invoice.
In order to participate to the wetlabs, your registration to the Congress is required.
Seats will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis and are subject to limited availability.

To register please visit the congress website: