Cataract surgery is the removal of the foggy human lens and replace it with an artificial one, which is calculated to correct far and/or near distance. Astigmatism can be corrected as well.

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Lens Surgery

Lens replacement surgery is done to correct refractive errors nearsightedness/myopia, farsightedness combined or not with astigmatism. It has many advantages to the laser refractive surgery.

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Pterygium is the overgrowth of the conjunctiva towards the pupil. Many times this is big, ugly and impairs the visual acuity. The surgical removal of the pterygium is the only treatment and we use the latest and most effective techniques for this aim.

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Removal of pathological tissues of the eyelid, such as tumors. Fixing of entropion (eyelid turns inwards) or ectropion (eyelid turns outwards). Blepharoplasty, functional or cosmetic repair of the upper and lower eyelid.

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Who is Dr. Panayiotis

Dr. Panayiotis Christou is an ophthalmic surgeon with experience in the innovative methods of cataract removal using premium intra ocular lenses, correcting presbyopia and astigmatism as well. He performs clear lens exchange in younger patients to correct moderate to advanced refractive errors like myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism. A more detailed consultation will be provided upon your visit with Dr. Panayiotis Christou at the ELPIS Medical Centre.

Furthermore our eye surgeon performs many oculoplastic procedures like eyelid surgery, pterygium removal, lacrimal procedures. Blepharoplasty, tumors removal, reconstructive eyelid surgeries, ectropion and entropion repair surgery.

Additionally we do perform intraocular application of pharmaceutical agents for control and treatment of retinal disease like Age Related Macula Degeneration (AMD), Diabetic Retinopathy, Central Serous Retinopathy.

At our center we work with the most premium consumables, lenses and instruments, because quality is a very important factor to us.

All of our services can be provided through the Cyprus Health Organization (GeSY) or private.

Elpis Medical Centre
68, Agapinoros street
Paphos, Cyprus

Tel: 26953000