Aris Vassardanis




Aris Vassardanis

MSc in Biotechnology

Ocularist

 Aris is The leading Ocularist today and Manager of Vassardanis International Prosthetics with 9 years of training under Dimitri Sankey  and Dimitri Vassardanis. 

He is also an expert for the digitization of our patient’s irises.

His skills and vast knowledge in both Biotechnology and Ocularisty has been a key component that has kept Vassardanis International Prosthetics at the cutting edge of technology within our field.

His MScBiotechnology knowledge in assists him in the continous Research and Development of superior quality production of Custom Ocular Prosthesis.


Aris dedicates much of his time visiting many Hospitals and private clinics, in order to guarantee cooperation between our company and the top ophthalmologists in Greece, in order to ensure both efficient recovery periods and the best possible results for our patients. 

Aris has attended conventions in both the ASO (American Society of Ocularist) and many conventions of the Hellenic Society of Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery in Athens. 

"Here at Vassardanis International Prosthetics  Customer Satisfaction is not our Goal.  

It is our Mission!"


Biotechnology is a challenging area that combines science and engineering concepts.


Biotechnology expert in :



  • Genetics
  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Identification
  • Cell Biology
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physics




Ocularist Courses attended:


  • Production and fitment of Custom Ocular Prosthetics
  • Conformer usage
  • Symblepharon ring production
  • Use and variations of Orbital implants
  • Present day implant complications
  • Management of the anophthalmic socket
  • Resolution & prevention of complications
  • The importance of co-operation between Ocularist patient and ophthalmologist
  •  Anatomy and physiology of the Lacrimal System
  • Embryology of the Human eye
  •  Infectious Disease Protocol
  • Color evaluation and usage and positioning  for the Ocularist
  • Pediatric Fitting
  • Working Healthy as an Ocularist.
  • Mucous discharge associated with the ocular prosthetic patient
  • History of Enucleation (Evisceration), implants
  • Choosing the correct implant
  • Digital Camera workshop
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Fitting the contracted socket
  • Making Impression Trays
  • In 2015 Aris attended the Full Prosthetics Course at Technovent Ltd in Bridgend, UK, and was consequently awarded the following certification:


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In 2016 Aris attended and succesfully completed the Bespoke Ocular Prosthetics Design and Manufacture Program as well as the Cosmetic/Scleral Shell Design and Manufacture Program offered by the Nottingham Trent University.

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Vassardanis International Prosthetics 2018