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Laboratory of Research and Clinical Applications in Ophthalmology

Except from Professor Topouzis, the Research Group consists of one post-doctorate researcher Ophthalmologist and two Ophthalmologists who are working on their PhD. There are also two Residents in Ophthalmology with MSc in Medical Research Methodology and Medical Informatics respectively, who are working on their PhD, as well as one training doctor.

Two PhD students are working for the Laboratory in the field of Medical Informatics, a physician and an electronic engineer, both with an MsC in Medical Informatics.

Finally, three trained Ophthalmic Technicians are also working for the Laboratory projects.


  • epidemiology
  • clinical trials
  • optic disc imaging with the new laser imaging technologies

Scientific Cooperations

  • Cooperation 1
    Creighton Unicersity, Omaha, NE, USΑ
  • Cooperation 2
    Glaucoma Res & Education Found, Indiana University, IN,USΑ
  • Cooperation 3
    Texas Tech University, TX, USΑ
  • Cooperation 4
    University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Cooperation 5
    University of Colorado Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
  • Cooperation 6
    LSHTM (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine), UK
  • Cooperation 7
    University of East Anglia, UK
  • Cooperation 8
    Queens University of Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
  • Cooperation 9
    Erasmus University of Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Cooperation 10
    University of Tallinn, Estonia
  • Cooperation 11
    University of Bergen, Norway
  • Cooperation 12
    University Paris XI Creteil-Paris, France
  • Cooperation 13
    University of Verona, Italy
  • Cooperation 14
    University of Alicante, Spain
  • Cooperation 15
    Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK
  • Cooperation 16
    Institute of Ophthalmology, UCL, London UK
  • Cooperation 17
    University of Genoa, Italy
  • Cooperation 18
    University of Mainz, Germany
  • Cooperation 19
    European Glaucoma Society

Group Leader

Fotis Topouzis
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Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH)

St. Kyriakidi 1, AHEPA Hospital
546 36 Thessaloniki

Phone: +302310994920



Current Research Projects

  • Project 1
    European Glaucoma Society GlaucoGENE project
  • Project 2
    Effects of topical Hypotensive Drugs on Circadian Ocular Perfusion Pressure and Ocular Blood Flow in Patients with Open-Angle Glaucoma
  • Project 3
  • Project 4
    PENED 2003: Study of glaucoma genotypes-phenotypes and the contribution of the new laser imaging technologies in early diagnosis and phenotypic classification.  
  • Project 5
    Thessaloniki Eye Study

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