Eleftherios Paschalis Ilios, Ph.D.

Research Summary

Center/Research Area Affiliation

Research Summary

Dr. Paschalis' research at Mass. Eye and Ear extends to various areas of ophthalmology. His work involves improvements in the Boston Keratoprosthesis artificial comes, development of novel implantable glaucoma valves, and groundbreaking materials for vitreoretinal surgery based on nanotechnology. His recent research focus involves the mitigation of the ocular injuries following chemical burns, and, in particular, retinal neuroprotection. Dr. Paschalis' research also extends also into clinical research, in which he studies various inflammatory markers for early detection of glaucoma in Boston Keratoprosthesis patients.