Dr. Lyras Ioanis
Aesthetic, Reconstructive and Laser Plastic Surgeon, Honorary Consul of Brazil in Greece

lyras_gr-160x160Specializes in: Brazilian beauty with a european touch

Location: Athens

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Affordable, quality healthcare and a vacation to Greece, the Brazilian Pitanguy style,for your loved ones where you can ‘meet’ our county’s rich culture and natural beauty – Who could ask for more?

By Plastic Surgeon  Dr.Lyras, fellow of the international college of surgeons and the international society of aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery and the Ivo Pitanguy Institute Honorary Consul of Brazil in Greece
At  “Dr Lyras – Plastic Surgery” we provide Health & Beauty care and the highest quality medical services.  Our patients’ comfort and satisfaction is of our utmost concern.  Greece (Hellas) – the birth place of Hippocrates – is for the Hellenes abroad and the foreign guests that live here, one of the world’s health “hot spots”.  Services that are offered at exceptionally competitive pricing policy and the world-wide recognised credibility, make it one of the most acclaimed medical destinations. With our vast expertise, utilization of latest technology materials and luxurious accommodation in the finest hospitals, rest assured that you will receive the best treatment possible as Dr Lyras and his associate health providers are experienced in more than 12.000 procedures, concerning beautification, rejuvenation, restoration and reconstruction of face and body.

Additional Specialties
Areas of Expertise
Body Sculpture
Facial Sculpture
Breast Sculpture

Employment

Private practice / Office Location
57 Vass. Sofias str, Athens
Work Experience
  •  Dr Lyras is currently the President of the Ivo Pitanguy European Academy of Plastic Surgery directly affiliated with the Ivo Pitanguy Institute in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, performing all the techniques that are applied in Brazil and many other personal, innovative techniques currently applied in Europe, U.S.A. and Asia.
  • He is a member of the National Academy of Medicine of Brazil and currently holds seat No 22 at the National Academy of Letters of this country.
  • He has designed more than 35 new techniques since 1960.
Affiliated Hospitals / Medical Centers
Director Clinic of Plastic Surgery in Athens Medical Center
Languages spoken
Greek, english, portuguese
Patient Insurance
Private patients welcome
Conditions treated
Procedures performed
“FACE VALUE”

  • Face lift
  • Face & Neck mini-lifts
  • Aesthetic & functional rhinoplasty (nose & septum corrections)
  • Blepharoplasty (eye lid surgery)
  • Otoplasty (Ear corrections)
  • Threading (provisory mini face lift)
  • Injectable aesthetic therapies (fillers) and Bo Tox
  • Hair implantation surgery

“BODY WORK”

  • Breast enlargement
  • Breast reduction
  • Breast lift
  • Breast reconstruction
  • Gynaecomastia
  • Body contouring & Lipoaspiration (liposuction)
  • Classical & new (mini) abdominoplasty
  • Skin needling for resurfacing and skin tightening

Laser treatments for the ailment of varicose veins & capillaries, acne, melasma,  hypertrichosis.  Laser treatments for skin resurfacing and laser lipolysis & correction of flaccidity in the areas of the inner thighs, arms, neck & back are also available

Education & Training

License to practice medicine
Dr Lyras, practices plastic surgery in Athens, Greece (Hellas), the city where he was born in 1961. He graduated General Medicine in 1985 and received his board certifications in this surgical specialty in 1993 and 1995.

Dr Ioannis (Yanni) Lyras, is registered in Greece (Hellas) and Cyprus and is currently practicing plastic surgery in Athens and Limassol.

Medical Education
Dr Lyras received a great part of his knowledge in Plastic Surgery as trainee-assistant of world renowned pioneer Professor Ivo Pitanguy at the Pitanguy Institute (Instituto Ivo Pitanguy) in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.Ivo Pitanguy is one of the most important Plastic Surgeons in the world and considered one of the leading figures of our century in Medicine.
Internships
Residencies
Dr. Lyras has practised medicine in Europe, North & South America.
Fellowship
Post Graduate Clinical Training

Scientific Work

Memberships

Dr Lyras is currently the President of the Ivo Pitanguy European Academy of Plastic Surgery directly affiliated with the Ivo Pitanguy Institute in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, performing all the techniques that are applied in Brazil and many other personal, innovative techniques currently applied in Europe, U.S.A. and Asia.

Dr Lyras is:
•    Head of Clinic of Plastic Surgery
•    A member of the New York Academy of Sciences
•    Fellow of the International College of Surgeons
•    Scientific director of ACEIP
•    President of the EAPS-ACEIP (European Academy of Plastic Surgery)
•    Full member of Aexpi
•    Member of the Athens Medical Association
•    Full member of the Hellenic Society of Plastic Surgery
•    Member of the International, Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Society

Awards & Recognitions
  • In 1993 Awardee of the VICTOR SPINA, official scientific prize of the Brazilian
    Society of Plastic Surgery for his original research on Wound Healing in the presence of medical foreign bodies (Silicone and Polyurethane Implants).
  • In 2003 Honorary member of Cidesco (International Committee of Aesthetics and Cosmetology) – Greek section.
  • In 2004 Registered as medical assessor for the legal courts of Athens & Pireaus for Plastic Surgery.
    In 2006 Appointed honorary consul in Piraeus, Greece by the authorities of the Federal Republic of Brazil and the Hellenic Republic.
  • In 2006 Awardee of the Gusi Peace Prize for Medicine (Plastic Surgery).
  • In 2008 and 2012 Elected member of the Board of Directors (treasurer) of the Consular Corps in Greece as honorary consul of Brazil in Piraeus, Greece, Europe.(terms 2008-2010 & 2012-2014)
  • In 2010 awardee of the Medal of Honor by FICAC (International Federation of Consular Corps Associations) for his Consular activities.

Publications
In 2009 Dr Lyras published his first book titled “The secret of Brazilian beauty”, in order to convey the principles and methods of plastic surgery to the public. All revenue from the sale of the book was donated to people with genetic or acquired disabilities. (ISBN.978-960-6650-36-9)
Poster-Presentations
Conferences/Professional meetings
Research experience
Teaching

Patient Satisfaction

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Dr. LYRAS, Plastic Surgeon