EuCornea holds successful independent face-to-face conference in Grand Hyatt Hotel, Athens, Greece

George Kymionis
​​​​​​​President, The European Society of Cornea and Ocular Surface Disease Specialists

EuCornea is delighted to announce that over 400 delegates attended the 13th EuCornea Congress in Athens, Greece on June 25 – 26. This was the first face-to-face meeting of EuCornea after two successful virtual conferences during pandemic lockdowns in 2020 and 2021. In addition, the Athens event marked the first face-to-face stand-alone EuCornea conference since 2010.

The Scientific Programme was warmly received by the delegates and included three symposia:

Keratoconus – Managing Progression chaired by Ingemar Gustafsson, Sweden, Theo G, Seiler, Switzerland, and Miltos Balidis, Greece:

Endothelial Keratoplasty chaired by Harminder Dua, United Kingdom, Jose Guell, Spain, and AJ Kanellopoulos, Greece & USA

Complex Infectious Keratitis chaired by Jennifer Rose Nussbaumer, United States, Claus Cursiefen, Germany, and Miltos Papathanasious, Greece

In addition, the programme included Instructional Courses and Free Paper sessions. Hot Topic Roundtables featured discussions between EuCornea leadership and YO members of EuCornea.

The EuCornea Medal Lecture was given by Vincenzo Sarnicola, the University of Siena on Surgical Approach to Acanthamoeba Infection.

An Industry exhibition and Industry sponsored Satellite Symposia were warmly welcomed by the delegates.

EuCornea are very pleased that 15 Ukrainian ophthalmologists were able to avail of our offer of free registration and accommodation and join our Congress in Athens.

Symposia and sessions will be available to view shortly on the EuCornea website.

The 14th EuCornea Congress will be held from May 26-28, 2023 at the AXA Auditorium in Barcelona, Spain


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Educational Webinars

The EuCornea Society are delighted to host a series of Spring/Summer Educational Webinars for our community.