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Efstathios Detorakis

Scientifc Interest

  • Orbital volumetry and clinical associations
  • Functional epiphora and lacrimal dynamics
  • Elastographic imaging of ocular and periocular tissues
  • Ocular rigidity measurements
  • Glaucoma and pseudooexfoliation syndrome


  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
  • European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ESOPRS)
  • European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ESCRS)
  • Greek Ophthalmological Society
  • Hellenic Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (HSOPRS)
Efstathios Detorakis
Efstathios Detorakis

Research Group

Department of Ophthalmology

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University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece

Department of Ophthalmology
71110 Heraklion, Crete

Phone: +302810392081
Fax: +302810229067


Key Publications

  1. Detorakis ET, Spandidos DA.
    Pathogenetic mechanisms and treatment options for ophthalmic pterygium: Trends and perspectives (Review).
    Int J Mol Med. 2009;23:439-447.
  2. Detorakis ET, Arvanitaki V, Pallikaris IG, Kymionis G, Tsilimbaris MK. Applanation Tonometry Versus Dynamic Contour Tonometry in Eyes Treated With Latanoprost.
    J Glaucoma. 2009 Jul 9. [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Detorakis ET, Drakonaki EE, Bizakis I, Papadaki E, Tsilimbaris MK, Pallikaris IG.
    MRI evaluation of lacrimal drainage after external and endonasal dacryocystorhinostomy.
    Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2009;25:289-292
  4. Efstathios T Detorakis, Eleni E. Drakonaki, Miltiadis K. Tsilimbaris, Ioannis G. Pallikaris, Spiridon Giarmenitis.
    Real-Time Ultrasound Elastographic Imaging of Ocular and Periocular Tissues: A Feasibility Study.
    In press, Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers, Imaging
  5. Efstathios T. Detorakis, Eleni E. Drakonaki, Efrosini Papadaki,, Miltiadis K. Tsilimbaris, Ioannis G. Pallikaris.
    Evaluation of Globe Position within the Orbit: Clinical and Imaging Correlations.
    In press, Br J Ophthalmol
  6. Detorakis ET, Achtaropoulos AK, Drakonaki EE, Kozobolis VP.
    Hemodynamic evaluation of the posterior ciliary circulation in exfoliation syndrome and exfoliation glaucoma.
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2007;245:516-21. Epub 2006 Nov 17.
  7. Detorakis ET., Maris T, Papadaki E, Tsilimbaris MK.,  Karantanas AH, Pallikaris IG.
    Evaluation of the Position and Function of Aqueous Drainage Implants with Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
    In press, Journal of Glaucoma
  8. Detorakis ET, Chryoschoou F, Paliobei V, Konstas AG., Daniilidis V, Balatsouras D, Kefalidis G, Kozobolis VP.
    Evaluation of the Acoustic Function in Pseudoexfoliation Syndrome and Exfoliation Glaucoma: Audiometric and Tympanometric Findings.
    Eur J Ophthalmol 2008;18:71-76
  9. Detorakis ET, Zissimopoulos A, Katernellis G, Drakonaki EE., Ganasouli DL., Kozobolis VP.
    Lower Eyelid Laxity in Functional Acquired Epiphora: Evaluation with Quantitative Scintigraphy.
    Ophthalm Plast Reconstr Surg 2006;22:25-29
  10. Detorakis ET, Zafiropoulos A, Arvanitis DA, Spandidos DA.
    Detection of pont mutations at codon 12 of Ki-ras in ophthalmic pterygium.
    Eye 2005;19:210-214

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