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List of publications

List of publications

Publications (peer-reviewed)


Tserevelakis GJ, Tsagkaraki M, Tsilimbaris MK, Plainis S, and Zacharakis G (2017). Photoacoustic imaging methodology for the optical characterization of contact lenses. Opt. Lett.  42, 4111-4114 (pdf)


Bontzos G, Plainis S, Papadaki E, Giannakopoulou T, Detorakis E (2017) Mechanical optic neuropathy in high myopia. Clinical and Experimental Optometry May 14 [ahead of print]  (pdf)


Nikopoulos K, Farinelli P, (...), Plainis S, (...), Rivolta C (2016). Mutations in CEP78 Cause Cone-Rod Dystrophy and Hearing Loss Associated with Primary-Cilia Defects. American Journal of Human Genetics 99(3), pp. 770-776. (pdf)


Atchison DA, Blazaki S, Suheimat M, Plainis S, Charman WN (2016). Do small-aperture presbyopic corrections influence the visual field?Ophthalmic & Physiological Optics, 36:51-9 (pdf)


Plainis S and Charman WN (2015). Problems in comparisons of data for the prevalence of myopia and the frequency distribution of ametropia. Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics, 35(4):394-404 (pdf)


Plainis S, Parry NRA, Sapountzis P, Murray IJ (2015). Orientation and spatial frequency selectivity following adaptation: a Reaction Time study. Perception, 44: 301-314. (pdf)


Charman WN, Plainis S, Rozema J, Atchison DA (2015). Hypermetropia or hyperopia? Guest Editorial Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics, 35(1) (pdf)

Papamastorakis G, Panagopoulou S, Tsilimbaris MK, Pallikaris IG, Plainis S (2014). Ocular higher order aberrations in a school children population. J Optometry


Plainis SPetratou D, Giannakopoulou T, Radhakrishnan H, Pallikaris IG, Charman EN (2013). Small-aperture monovision and the Pulfrich experience: absence of neural adaptation effects.  PLoS ONE 8(10): e75987 

Plainis S, Atchison DA, Charman WN. (2013). Multifocal contact lens profiles and their interpretation. Optometry & Vision Science, 90(10): 1066-1077 (pdf)


Theodorou A, Skordilis A, Plainis S (2013). Adaptive gait changes at the approach phase of long jump in class F13 athletes. Perception and Motor skillsExercise & Sports 117(1): 31-45 (pdf)


Plaka A, Grentzelos MA, Astyrakakis NI, Kymionis GD, Pallikaris IG, Plainis S (2013). Efficacy of two silicone-hydrogel contact lenses for bandage use after photorefractive keratectomy. Contact Lens & Anterior Eye. 36(5): 243-246. (pdf)


Diakonis VF Tsourdou A, Tzatzarakis, MN, Tsika C, CharisisS, Naoumidi I, Plainis S, Tsilimbaris MK (2013). Evaluation of Pharmacokinetics and Potential Retinal Toxicity of Intravitreal Lornoxicam (Xefo). Journal of Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 29(7): 627-632 (pdf)


Tsaousis KT, Plainis S, Dimitrakos SA, Tsinopoulos IT. (2013). Binocularity enhances visual acuity of patients implanted with multifocal intraocular lenses. Journal of Refractive Surgery 29(4):246-50. (pdf)


Anastasakis A, Piainis S, Giannakopoulou T, Papadimitraki E, Fanouriakis C, Tsilimbaris MK (2013). Xerophthalmia and acquired night blindness in a patient with a history of gastrointestinal neoplasia and normal serum vitamin A levels. Documenta Ophthalmologica. 126(2): 159-162. (pdf)


Plainis S  (2013). Comment to “Kerasoft IC compared to Rose-K in the management of corneal ectasias”. Contact Lens & Anterior Eye. 36(3): 153. (pdf)


Tsaousis KT, Plainis S, Detorakis ET, Parry NRA, Pallikaris IG, Tsilimbaris MK (2013). Visual electrodiagnosis in Glaucoma screening: a clinical study. Journal of Glaucoma. 22(5): 427-31. (pdf)


Giannakopoulou T*, Plainis S*, Pallikaris IG, Tsilimbaris MK (2013) Contrast sensitivity in the ‘good eye’ of adult patients with severe impairment in the other eye. Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics. 33 (2): 150-156. (pdf)

*equal contributors

Poulere E, Moschandreas JKontadakis G, Pallikaris IG, Plainis S (2013). Effect of blur and subsequent adaptation on visual acuity using letter and Landolt C charts: differences between emmetropes and myopes. Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics. 33 (2): 130-137. (pdf)

Plainis S, Petratou D, Giannakopoulou T, Radhakrishnan HPallikaris IG, Charman WN (2013). Interocular differences in visual latency induced by reduced-aperture monovsion. Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics. 33 (2): 123-129. (pdf)

Plainis S, Kontadakis G, Feloni E, Giannakopoulou T, Pallikaris IG, Tsilimbaris MK, Moschandreas J (2013). Comparison of Acuity Charts in Normals and Diabetic Retinopathy Patients. Optometry & Vision Science. 90(2): 174-178. (pdf)


Limnopoulou AN, Bouzoukis ID, Kymionis GD, Panagopoulou S, Plainis S, Pallikaris A, Pallikaris, IG (2013). Visual outcomes and safety of a refractive corneal inlay for presbyopia using femtosecond laser. Journal of Refractive Surgery.29(1):12-19

Plainis S, Moschandreas J, Giannakopoulou T, Vitanova V, Rozema JJ, Tassignon MJ, Tsilimbaris MK, Pallikaris IG (2013). Validation of a modified ETDRS chart for European-wide use in populations that use the Cyrillic, Latin or Greek alphabet. J Optometry, 6(1): 18-24. (pdf)

Plainis S, Ntzilepis G, Atchison DA, Charman WN (2013). Through-focus performance with multifocal contact lenses: effect of binocularity, pupil diameter and inherent ocular aberrations. Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics. 33(1): 42-50. (pdf)


Plainis S, Petratou D, Giannakopoulou T, Radhakrishnan H, Pallikaris IG, Charman WN (2012). Reduced-aperture monovision for presbyopia and the Pulfrich effect. J Optometry, 5 156-163. (pdf)

Plainis S (2012). Editorial: New technologies and diagnostic tools in Optometry. J Optometry, 5: 105-106. (pdf)


Karakosta A, Vassilaki M, Plainis S, Elfadl NH, Tsilimbaris, Moschandreas J. (2012) Choice of Analytic Approach for Eye-Specific Outcomes: 1 Eye or 2? American Journal of Ophthalmology 153(3):571-579 (pdf)


Tsika C, Tsilimbaris MK, Makridaki M, Kontadakis G, Plainis S, Moschandreas J (2011). Assessment of Macular Pigment Optical Density (MPOD) in patients with unilateral wet Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD). Acta Ophthalmologica, 89(7) 573-578 (pdf)


Plainis S, Atchison DA, Charman WN (2011). Commenting on “Using Power Profiles to Evaluate Aspheric Lenses”. Letters to the Editor. Contact Lens Spectrum, April issue: 15-17. (pdf)


Plainis S, Petratou D, Giannakopoulou T, Atchison DA, Tsilimbaris MK (2011). Binocular summation improves performance to defocus-induced blur. Investigative Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences. 52(5): 2784-89 (pdf)


Kontadakis GA, Plainis S, Moschandreas J, Tsika C, Pallikaris IG, Tsilimbaris, MK (2011). In vivo evaluation of blue-light attenuation with tinted and untinted intraocular lenses. Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery, 37(6): 1031-7. (pdf)


Laretzaki G, Plainis S, Vrettos I, Chrisoulakis A, Pallikaris IG, Bitsios P (2011). Threat and trait anxiety affect stability of gaze fixation. Biological Psychology, 86(3): 330-336 (pdf)

*equal contributors


Laretzaki G, Plainis S, Argyropoulos S, Pallikaris IG, Bitrsios P (2010) (2008 e-pub). Threat and anxiety affect visual contrast perception. Journal of Psychopharmacology. 24(5): 667-75 (pdf)


Grentzelos M, Plainis S, Astyrakakis N, Diakonis V, Kymionis G, Kallinikos P, Pallikaris IG.  (2009) Evaluating the efficacy of two silicone hydrogel bandage contact lenses following photorefractive keratectomy. Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery. 35: 2103-2108 (pdf)


Plainis S, Parry NRA, Panorgias A, Sapountzis P, Murray IG (2009) Summation characteristics of the detection of compound gratings. Vision Research, 49(16): 2056-66 (pdf)


Tsilimbaris MKDiakonis VF, Naoumidi I, Charisis S, Kritikos I, Chatzithanasis G, Papadaki T, Plainis S. (2009) Evaluation of Potential Retinal Toxicity of Adalimumab (Humira). Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology. 247(8): 1119-1125 (pdf)


Plainis S, Plevridi E, Pallikaris IJ. (2009) Comparison of the ocular wavefront aberration between pharmacological-induced and stimulus-driven accommodation, Ophthalmic & Physiological Optics, 29: 272-280(pdf)


Plainis S, Moschandreas J, Nikolitsa P, Plevridi E, Giannakopoulou T, Vitanova V, Tzatzala P, Pallikaris IG, Tsilimbaris MK. (2009) Myopia and visual acuity impairment: a comparative study of Greek and Bulgarian school children. Ophthalmic & Physiological Optics, 29: 312-320 (pdf)


Plainis S and Pallikaris IG (2008). Ocular monochromatic aberration statistics in a large emmetropic population. Journal of Μodern Optics, 55: 759-772 (pdf)


Plainis S, Tzatzala V, Orphanos Y, Tsilimbaris MK (2007). A modified ETDRS visual acuity chart for European-wide use. Optometry & Vision Science, 84 (7): 647-53 (pdf)


Plainis S, Anastasakis AG, Tsilimbaris MK (2007). The value of Contrast Sensitivity in diagnosing Central Serous Chorioretinopathy. Clin Exp Optom, 90:4, 296-298 (pdf)


Plainis S, Murray IJ and Carden D (2006) The Dazzle Reflex; Electrophysiological signals from ocular muscles reveal strong binocular summation effects. Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics, 26: 318-325 (pdf)


Plainis S, Murray IJ and Pallikaris IG (2006). Road traffic casualties: understanding the night-time death toll, Injury Prevention, 12: 125-128 (pdf)


Aslanides IM, Plainis S, Kumar V, Ginis HS (2006). Phacoemulsification and implantation of an accommodating IOL after PRK. Journal of Refractive Surgery, 22 (1): 106-108 (pdf)


Plainis S, Murray IJ and Charman WN (2005). The role of retinal adaptation in night driving. Optometry and Vision Science, 82 (8): 682-8 (pdf)


Plainis S and Murray IJ (2005). Magnocellular channel subserves close-to-threshold reaction times. Perception. 34(7): 933-940 (pdf)


Plainis S, Ginis HS and Pallikaris A (2005). The effect of ocular aberrations on steady-state errors of accommodative response. Journal of Vision,5(5), 466-477, (pdf)


Parry NRA, Plainis S, Murray IJ and McKeefry DJ (2004). Effect of foveal tritanopia on reaction times to chromatic stimuli. Visual Neuroscience. 21: 237-42 (pdf)


Kymionis GD, Aslanides IM, Panagopoulou, SI, Plainis S, Astyrakakis N, Pallikaris IG (2004). Topographically Supported Customized Ablation (TOSCA) for the management of decentered Laser in situ Keratomileusis (LASIK). American Journal of Ophthalmology, 137(5): 806-11 (pdf)


Ginis HS, Plainis S and Pallikaris A (2004). Repeatability of wavefront aberration measurements in small pupil sizes using a clinical Shack-Hartmann aberrometer. BMC Ophthalmology, 4 (1) (pdf)


Murray I.J. and Plainis, S. (2003). Contrast coding and magno/parvo segregation revealed in reaction time studies. Vision Research, 43: 2707-2719 (pdf)


Plainis, S. and Murray, I.J. (2002). Reaction times as an index of visual conspicuity when driving at night. Ophthalmic & Physiological Optics, 22: 409-415 (pdf)


Murray, I.J., Plainis, S., and Carden, D. (2002). The ocular stress monitor; a new device for measuring glare. Lighting Research & Technology, 34(3): 231-242 (pdf)


Plainis, S., Murray, I.J. and Chauhan, K. (2001). Raised visual detection thresholds depend on the level of complexity of cognitive foveal loading. Perception, 30: 1203-1212 (pdf)


Plainis, S. and Murray, I.J. (2000). Neurophysiological interpretation of human visual reaction times; effect of contrast, spatial frequency and luminance. Neuropsychologia, 38(12): 1555-64 (pdf)


Plainis, S. and Charman, W.N. (1998). On-eye power characteristics of soft contact lenses Author’s response. Optometry and Vision Science, 75 (8): 58-59 (pdf)


Plainis, S. and Charman, W. N. (1998). On-eye power characteristics of soft contact lenses, Optometry & Vision Science, 75 (1): 44-54 (pdf)


Plainis, S. (1996). Methods for verifying the power of soft contact lenses. The Optician, 212 (5567): 42-52.


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