Ioannis Pallikaris

Pallikaris Ioannis G. (Παλλήκαρης Ιωάννης in Greek) is a Greek ophthalmologist who in 1989 performed the first LASIK procedure on a human eye. Professor Palikaris is the current (2006-2008) rector of the University of Crete and is also the director of the Institute of Vision and Optics (IVO in Greek) provides health services ranging from primary to specialized tertiary treatment.Financially its activities are administered by the University of Crete’s Research Account. Ioannis Pallikaris is the father of Georgios Palikaris (aka Gpal) a Greek music producer/DJ. .