George L. Morphis
Consultant Ophthalmic & Vitreoretinal Surgeon
Mr Morphis joined the team of Ophthalmology Consultants of the Victoria Eye Unit in the County Hospital in January 2013. He is a specialist cataract and vitreoretinal surgeon. He studied medicine at the National and Capodistrian University of Athens. He trained in Internal Medicine at the Nassau University Medical Center for 2 years (NY, USA). Following this, he had his core Ophthalmology training at the Red Cross General Hospital in Athens, Greece. He became a fellow of the European Board of Ophthalmology (FEBOphth, Paris, May 2009).
Mr Morphis’ extensive Ophthalmology training was continued at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital where he had 2 fellowships:
- Vitreoretinal Fellowship : entire range of vitreoretinal disorders and surgery - vitrectomies using state-of-the-art latest equipment for retinal detachment repair, macular hole surgery, epiretinal membrane peeling, vitrectomy for cataract complications and finally scleral buckle surgery which is the conventional method for retinal detachment repair.
- Medical Retina Fellowship : medical retinal conditions including Age Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD), Diabetic Retinopathy (DR), Retinal Vein Occlusion (RVO) and other less common medical retina conditions (Central Serous Retinopathy, non-ARMD related choroidal neovascularization).
He has gained extensive experience in conditions requiring treatment with the latest antiVascular Endothelial Growth Factor (antiVEGF) intravitreal injections.
Mr Morphis is happy to see patients with:
- general ophthalmic conditions
- ocular hypertension
- ALL above medical retina and vitreoretinal conditions
Personal life: Mr Morphis is married to Magdalini Peppa and they have two children (son and daughter). He enjoys jogging and swimming with his wife and children.