Nikolakopoulos Athanasios Born and resident of Thessaloniki, Greece. He is Graduated from the Aristotelio University (Greece)–Medical Department. He did his postgraduate studies (fellowship) at the Hospital of Addenbrook Cambridge England on the retina diseases with Mr J.D.Scott, on glaucoma with Mr J.D.Cairns and on inflammations with Mr P.Watson. Attended Moorefield Eye Hospital on Lasers in Ophthalmology and on the retina surgery of Giant tears. Attended the Rotterdam Clinic Center with Rellyo Zivojnoviz, as a representative of the Cambridge Hospital. He is also senior registrar at Adenbrooks Hospital, organized and directed the Retina department of St.Dimitrios Hospital of Thessaloniki and he became Director of Retina clinic of St.Dimitrios Hospital. Nikolakopoulos Athanasios was the former president of the Greek Ophthalmological Federation and The Greek Vitreoretinal Society.