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ESPRAS 2018 will be an experience of multi-cultural and multi-national programs that will develop in the inspiring environment of Cyprus. World leading speakers will expand on the latest developments of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.

Participants will have the opportunity to present their work, exchange views, network and share experiences.

On behalf of the organizing committee we look forward to welcoming experts on beauty, to the island of beauty.



Andreas Yiacoumettis

ESPRAS President

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Christos Merezas

CySPRAS Past President

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Georgios Psaras

CySPRAS President, ESPRAS2018 Chairman

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1st EuRCAS

The 1st European Refresher Course in Aesthetic Surgery (EuRCAS) will take place on the 23rd October 2018. Do not miss this opportunity to hear from our distinguished faculty the basics in Aesthetic Surgery. Learn from their tips and tricks and refresh your knowledge. Limited space available. Registration for the main congress is a prerequisite. (Endorsed by the European Society of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery)

Faculty: Giovanni Botti, Eyal Gur, Volney Pitombo, Pericles Foroglou, Akin Yuçel, Beatriz Berengeur, Cenk Demirdover, Ricardo Cavalcanti Ribeiro, Guilherme Miranda, Norbert Pallua, Vivien Jandera, Aris Sterodimas

The programme covers the mainstream syllabus of aesthetic surgery.

Registrations for the course are done through the main congress registration system.

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ESPRAS-PiMASH Microsurgery Course

Designed and taught by the staff of the Barts and The London Medical School (Queen Mary University of London), this hands-on course will teach the basic skills in Microsurgery. Very limited space available.


  • Group for Academic Plastic Surgery, The Royal London Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK: Georgios Pafitanis, Simon Myers, Gurjinderpal Singh Pahal, Onur Gilleard, Reza Alamouti, Georgios Orfaniotis, Parviz Sadigh
  • Hanyang University Hospital, Seoul, South Korea: Youn Hwan Kim, Sang Wha Kim, Jeong Tae Kim
  • Limassol, Cyprus: Panagiotis Ermogenous, George Psaras

Course Co-ordinator: MD Georgios Pafitanis

EACCME Accreditation

The ESPRAS 2018, Limassol, Cyprus, 23/10/2018-27/10/2018 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 26 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

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MedTech Compliance

The ESPRAS 2018 Congress is compliant with the MedTech Europe Code of Ethical Business Practice. More information about MedTech can be found at:

ICOPLAST Endorsement

The ESPRAS 2018 Congress is endorsed by ICOPLAST, the International Confederation of Plastic Surgery Societies.

WSRM Endorsement

The World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery ensorses the ESPRAS 2018 congress.


Carob Mill


The conference venue is the unique indoor halls of the Lanitis Carob Mill, located in the heart of old Limassol, next to the Carob Mill museum, between the Medieval Castle and the New Limassol Marina.
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Venue Town

Lemesos (Limassol) is the second largest city in Cyprus after the capital Nicosia. It is located on Akrotiri Bay between the ancient towns of Amathus and Kourion. Limassol is a home to around 179,900 people.
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Abstract Submission:
Acceptance Notification:
20 May, 2018 (Extended)
Early Registration By:
04 Sep, 2018 (Extended)
Online Registration Closes:
17 Oct, 2018
On-site Registration:
23-27 Oct, 2018


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George Psaras
Sophocles Nicolaides
Nicos Mantas
Christian Popa
Angelos Karatzias
Panagiotis Ermogenous
Stavros Economou
Martha Karaoli


ESPRAS 2018 is proud to announce a special course in sculpture for surgeons.

The renowned workshop from the Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna will take place at the atrium of the Limassol Antiquities Museum. Book your place early. Limited amount of places!

Supported by


Under the Auspices of

Cyprus Minister of Health

Mr Constantinos Ioannou



The Island of Beauty

Cyprus is known as the 'Jewel of the Mediterranean' and legendary birthplace of Aphrodite, the ancient goddess of love and beauty. Steeped in legend, myth, beauty and romance, Cyprus enjoys more than 330 days of sunshine a year, combined with a fascinating history and culture.

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