Dear Colleagues and Friends,

Under the pressing developments regarding the new Covid-19 coronavirus, the Aegean Cornea organizing committee having priority on the protection of health and safety of participants in all its activities, decided to postpone the meeting , scheduled for July 10-12, 2020.

 New dates for the Aegean Cornea XV meeting are 2-4 July 2021 at Kalimera Kriti Hotel &  Village  Resort







Since 1992, the World’s most talented Anterior Segment Surgeons have met bi-annually in different locations throughout Aegean Islands in Greece to share their knowledge and experience. 2020 marks the 30th Anniversary of the first LASIK procedure in Crete and this will be the centerpiece for the 15th Aegean Corneal Conference to be held in Crete during July 10-12. The major strength of the meeting is the extended periods of discussion between presentations. The atmosphere allows Industry and Participants to freely interact.


Thursday  July 1st, 2021

18:30 -  20:00   Registration and distribution of conference material.

20:00  Welcome Cocktail at Kalimera Kriti Hotel & Village Resort


Saturday  July 3rd, 2021

20:30:  Dinner 

Over 150 experts Ophthalmologists and PhDs will discuss the following subjects (and many others) at this upcoming meeting:

  • Premium intraocular lenses: Optical issues, anatomical issues (ESCRS Symposium)
  • Presbyopia surgery: phacik IOL, inlays, onlays, lasers
  • From Lasik to Smile
  • Femtosecond laser cataract surgery and RLE
  • Corneal crosslinking and combination with refractive surgery techniques
  • Ocular surface disease: current approaches for diagnosis and management
  • Technology for anterior segment diagnosis: What is new?
  • Keratoplasty and challenging cornea diseases

 Organizing Committee

  • Ioannis Pallikaris, MD PhD
  • Marguerite McDonald, MD
  • Sonia Yoo, MD
  • George Kymionis, MD, PhD


  • George Kontadakis, MD, PhD

Aegean Cornea 2020

  • 10-12 July 2020
  • Crete, Greece



ESCRS Symposium

Premium intraocular lenses: Optical issues, anatomical issues

International Faculty

  • Jorge Alio, MD, PhD
  • Adel Barbara, MD
  • Roberto Bellucci, MD
  • Beatrice Cochener, MD, PhD
  • Efekan Coskunseven, MD
  • Dan Epstein, MD, Ph
  • Beatrice Frueh, MD, PhD
  • Harilaos Ginis, PhD
  • Kate Hashemi, MD
  • AnnMarie Hipsley, MD, PhD
  • Osama Ibrahim, MD
  • Vardhaman Kankariya, MD
  • Stephen D. Klyce, PhD, FARVO
  • Ronald Krueger, MD
  • George Kymionis, MD, PhD
  • John Marshall, PhD
  • Marguerite McDonald, MD
  • Soheil Adib Moghaddam, MD
  • Shafik Mohamed, MD
  • Simonetta Morselli, MD
  • Zoltan Nagy, MD
  • Moataz Sabry, MD
  • Aris Pallikaris, MSc
  • Ioannis Pallikaris, MD, PhD
  • Sotiris Plainis, PhD
  • Onurcan Sahin, PhD
  • Bozkurt Sener, MD
  • David Spalton, MD
  • Stephen Trokel, MD
  • Sonia Yoo, MD

The Aegean Cornea Meeting takes place every two years since 1992, and has been established as a highly prestigious event worldwide. The members of the Organizing Committee are well-known anterior segment surgery experts, in a meeting that provides a forum for the presentation of recent data and the exchange of new ideas by the most prominent scientists.

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