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ESCRS iNovation: 8 Sept - Emerging Company Showcase applications now open

Apply today  Deadline: 1 June 2023

New Programme Session: The Innovators Den: EyeCare Pioneers. Click here to submit your idea by 9 June.

Submit your idea today  Deadline: 9 June 2023

A look at ESCRS in 2022

Discover more about ESCRS and its 2022 activities with the ESCRS Annual Report, now published and available digitally.

ESCRS 41st Congress




ESCRS' vision is to educate and help our peers excel in our field.

Together, we are driving the field of ophthalmology forward.

40th ESCRS Congress
INovation Day

Winter Meeting Recordings Available!

All 2023 Winter Meeting Main Symposia, Optics Courses, Free Papers, E-Posters, and the Cornea Day are now available on-demand for all ESCRS members. So if you missed any of these sessions, click below to make use of this exclusive ESCRS member benefit. Not a member? Sign up below!

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Highlight From the 40th Congress of ESCRS

ESCRS Ridley Medal Lecture 2022

How the digital world is entering our practice

Béatrice Cochener-Lamard

At a glance

We are a society of surgeons who specialise in improving vision and restoring clarity.

Since 1991, ESCRS has promoted the education and research of implant and refractive surgery.

With over 7,500 members from 130 countries worldwide, ESCRS is a vital global platform for the field of ophthalmology.

What does it mean to be a ESCRS member?

Well, aside from being part of a global community of professionals, your membership will also include:

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Reduced Registration Fees

For ESCRS Annual Congress and Winter Meetings.

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ESCRS iLearn

CME accredited interactive courses.

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An online library of presentations.



Registry of quality outcomes for cataract & refractive surgeries.

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Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery & EuroTimes.

Meet the team behind ESCRS

Our board ensure that ESCRS and its members are always driving ophthalmology forward.

Together, they help source new educational materials, organise meetings, and help the thousands of members across the globe.

ESCRS Education

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ESCRS Meetings

Here, you will find where and when the latest events, meetings and conferences are happening.

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