The department of ophthalmology consists of ophthalmologist, Christoforos Kouroufexis. Dr. Christoforos Kouroufexis is an experienced ophthalmologist who handles several exams and operations in the field of ophthalmology.
According to the rules of ophthalmology, the measurement and observation of myopia has to begin from the day of birth. A second measurement and observation needs to perform at the age of two and then a third one at the age of five. After the completion of five years old, the procedure should be realized at least once a year.
Some of the operations that ARETAEIO Hospital offers is the eyelid drop and crossed eyes (strabismus) operation, the refractive surgery (myopia, astigmatism and hypermetropia) and the myopia and astigmatism stabilization operation. Also the department of ophthalmology is the only department in Cyprus that offers cataract surgery with laser.