Oliver Findl, ESCRS President, outlines the society's mission and role in leading the field of ophthalmology forward in Europe and worldwide, and reflects on what ESCRS accomplished in 2022 and his aspirations for 2024.
ESCRS was founded in 1991 to promote education and research in the field of implant and refractive surgery and to advance and promote the study and practice of ophthalmology. ESCRS seeks to promote and support research in the field of intraocular lens implantation and refractive surgery and the dissemination of the useful results thereof. ESCRS has over 7,500 members from 130 countries world-wide.
The European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS) evolved from the European Intraocular Implant Club which was established in 1981. It is administered by the ESCRS Board, a board of ophthalmologists elected by its members.
The ESCRS staff based in London, UK, are responsible for the organisation of the society's day-to-day activities.
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