European Society of Ophthalmology

As the conflict in Ukraine further escalates, our thoughts are with our innocent Ukrainian colleagues and countrymen. Our concern is for their ultimate wellbeing while this humanitarian tragedy unfolds.

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Olena Hurzhii, MD Graduates from AAO Leadership Development Program

Posted on 28th November 2023 in Society News

AAO Leadership Development Program (LDP) XXIV, Class of 2023 graduates Olena Hurzhii, MD Graduates from AAO Leadership Development Program On Sunday, Nov. 5th during the Society Presidents’ Recognition and Awards Session held in conjunction with AAO 2023 in San Francisco, Calif., Olena Hurzhii, MD was recognized for completing her participation in the Academy’s Leadership Development

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SOE Webinar series
SOE have produced a series of comprehensive Ophthalmology webinars covering a wide range of topics with international speakers and experts. To view any of the webinars click here 


European Journal of Ophthalmology

The European Journal of Ophthalmology (EJO) is the official journal of SOE.

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European Society of Ophthalmologists
Young Ophthalmologists

The SOE Young Ophthalmologists group (SOE YO) aims to serve the collective needs of YOs in Europe who are in training or in their first 5 years of independent practice.

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Latest Events


Ophthalmic Surgical Survival Skills Course – 12th January 2024

12-12 Jan 2024

Newcastle Upon Tyne Surgical Training Centre, Freeman Hospital
Newcastle Upon Tyne


Estonia – Estonian Society of Ophthalmology (EOS) Winter Congress (Ocular Oncology)

12-12 Jan 2024

Swissotel Tallinn Conference Center


EUNOS European Neuro – Ophthalmology Society

3-6 Jun 2024

The Netherlands Rotterdam


DOC 2024 – 36th International Congress of German Ophthalmic Surgery

20-22 Jun 2024

Nürnberg Messe
Nurnberg, Germany

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