Since 2005 when it was established, Emmetropia is a reference center in the field of ophthalmology providing diagnosis and recovery to vision problems through its well-trained personnel and the use of state-of-the-art equipment.

Emmetropia has the following unique characteristics:

  • Emmetropia is the only ophthalmology clinic in Crete (and 1 in the 8 in total in Greece) that was certified as an One Day Clinic (O.D.C.) in the field of ophthalmology in 2011
  • Emmetropia was the first private ophthalmology center in Greece to obtain the ISO 9001 for the quality of its services in 2006
  • Emmetropia was 1 of the 5 centers in the world involved in the development of the world's most reputable refractive laser platform, the German Schwind Amaris in 2007
  • All Surface Laser Ablation (ASLA): A worldwide innovative eye laser technology for myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism, with minimal risk for the cornea and clearly less overall treatment time. A technique developed in Emmetropia by Dr. Aslanides since 2009
  • In 2006, the first successful surgery of corneal crosslinking was performed in Emmetropia (for the first time in Crete) on a patient suffering from progressive keratoconus
  • Emmetropia is one of the few centers in the world that, since 2018, in collaboration with the Medical University of Wenzhou (China) is mapping the DNA abnormalities in keratoconic patients aiming on future genetic treatment
  • The founder and medical director of Emmetropia, Dr Ioannis Aslanides, is the only Greek ophthalmologist, currently, who has been unanimously elected as a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists of the United Kingdom
  • Dr Ioannis Aslanides is a founding member and, since 2018, the elected president of the Hellenic College of Ophthalmology (H.C.O.)
  • Dr Ioannis Aslanides is member of the Scientific Committee of the Hellenic Olympic Committee

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