Stamatis Papaikonomou,
Reg.Optometrist (HPCSA) Diagnostic Optometry,
Assoc. Ophthalmology Society (SA)

Stamatis Papaikonomou is a full practising member of the Professional Board for Optometry and registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA). He holds undergraduate qualifications in Medical Technology MT (HPCSA)SCH, a Bachelors Degree in Optometry (RAU), and numerous post-graduate Advanced Studies International Programme (ASIP) Certifications in Vision Science (CAS DPA TPA) from The New England College of Optometry (NECO) Boston Massachusetts, U.S.A.
His main field of interest is in Diagnostic Optometry, both adult and paediatric, for which he holds an additional category registration with the HPCSA.
He is a Fellow of the Optometric Association SA (FOA), an Associate member of the Ophthalmological Society SA, a member of the Glaucoma Society SA, and a member of the Medicolegal Society SA.


Stamatis Papaikonomou


National Diploma Medical Technology, 1988.
Baccalaureas Optometriae (B.Optom) RAU, 1992.
Advanced Standing International Programme (ASIP), didactic programme Doctor of Optometry, New England College of Optometry (NECO) Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

  1. Certificate of Advanced Study in Ocular Disease and Pharmaceutical Application, 1996.
  2. Certificate of Advanced Study in Neural Basis in Optometry, 1999.
  3. Certificate of Advanced Study in Vision Science and Public Health, 2000.
  4. Certificate of Advanced Study in Biological Sciences and Clinical Medicine, 2001.
  5. Certificate of Advanced Study in Contact Lenses, Related Ocular Physiology and Anterior Segment Disease, 2009.
  6. Extracurricular Advanced Certificate in Sport Vision (cum laude) RAU, 2004.
  7. Extracurricular Diploma with field of study Criminal Justice and Forensic Investigations, Faculty of Law (UJ), 2009.
  8. Reg. (candidate), MSc Ophthalmology (Primary Care) Edinburgh, 2018.