The Laboratory is approved by the European Glaucoma Society for offering fellowship on its fields of expertise. European Glaucoma Society provides travel and fellowship grants to doctors from other European countries for their training in the LaRCAO. (The EGS website is available at
The Laboratory is also a reference and consulting center for glaucoma and AMD for the region of Northern Greece. Standard Operating Procedures are followed during patients’ examination and imaging. These SOPs were developed for the needs of Thessaloniki Eye Study and the other international programs the Laboratory has conducted over time and are part of the training in both clinical and research activities pertaining to Continuous Medical Education.
Internal SOPs on LaRCAO function have been revised recently in accordance to those proposed by the European Vision Institute Clinical Research network (