"A sound body in a sharp mind"


Nicosia Polyclinic is proud to work with 2 experienced consultant ophthalmic surgeons who deliver consultation, assessment and treatment of all eye conditions. The consultations are held in their own offices outside the premises of Nicosia Polyclinic, whereas their operations are held in our hospital’s theaters where state-of-the-art facilities, experienced nursing staff, anaesthetists and operating microscopes make the procedures safest and more efficient.

Nicosia Polyclinic is a leading provider of specialist eye care. Our ophthalmic surgeons offer high quality care and boast unique expertise in cataract and eyelid (oculoplastic) surgery.

In addition, our ophthalmologists provide the full range of ophthalmic diagnosis and treatments including:

  • Cataract surgery
  • Squint surgery
  • Age related macular degeneration (AMD) treatment
  • Glaucoma treatment
  • Paediatrics
  • Medical retina
  • Cornea
  • Glaucoma
  • Ocular Motility
  • Vitreoretinal eye conditions
  • Oculoplastic disorders (drooping eyelids, lid cysts, out turning and in turning eyelid, blepharoplasties)
  • Lacrimal / tear duct disorders

Dr Ioannis Kyprianou, MD

MBChB (Honours), MRCOphth, FRCSEd (Ophth), CCST (UK)

Consultant Ophthalmic and Oculoplastic Surgeon

Specialist in Lids, Lacrimals and Orbits

Dr Ioannis Kyprianou was born in Cyprus and qualified from the University of Birmingham, UK in 2000, with Honours degree of Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery MBChB(Hons). He was awarded various prizes and honours for excelling during the undergraduate course.

He trained in Ophthalmology and Ophthalmic Surgery and received his Higher Specialist Training at the Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre leading to the Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT).

His postgraduate qualifications include Member of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists of London and Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh FRCSEd (Ophth). He spent three more years subspecialising in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery in Birmingham, Leicester and the world renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital in London.

Dr Kyprianou is a consultant ophthalmologist who sees and treats patients from all aspects of Ophthalmology including small incision sutureless cataract surgery, diabetic eye disease, glaucoma, paediatric ophthalmology, strabismus etc.

His area of expertise is in Oculoplastics, Oculo-facial, Orbital, Lacrimal and Eyelid Reconstructive Surgery. In addition, he offers cosmetic services in facial rejuvenation including botox, fillers and chemical peels. You can learn more about the specialist procedures performed by Dr Kyprianou at his website.

Dr Kyprianou is the author of 20 peer reviewed publications in international journals and regularly presents at national and international meetings.

Dr Kyprianou is of good standing and is a member of many professional societies:

  • Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London UK
  • British Oculoplastics Surgery Society (BOPSS), UK
  • European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (ESOPRS)
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), USA
  • Midland Oculoplastic Surgery Society, UK
  • Midland Ophthalmology Society, UK

For a complete list of Dr Kyprianou’s publications, presentations and awards please click here.