About EuCornea

Meet the EuCornea Board

Jesper Hjortdal

EuCornea President

Georgios Kymionis

Incoming President

Friedrich Kruse

Immediate Past President

Francois Malecaze

Past President

José Güell

Past President

Beatrice Cochener

Secretary

Board Members

Bruce Allan UK
Harminder Dua UK
Dan Epstein SWITZERLAND
Jesper Hjortdal DENMARK
Carina Koppen BELGIUM
George Kymionis GREECE
Marc Labetoulle FRANCE
Rudy Nuijts THE NETHERLANDS
Paolo Rama ITALY
Vincenzo Sarnicola ITALY

Purpose

The Society is a non-profit, scientific organisation active in Europe and whose purpose is in particular:

  • To promote personal relationships and exchange of scientific knowledge and practical skills among corneal specialists in Europe
  • To encourage, support and register scientific research in the field of cornea and ocular surface disease in Europe
  • To promote the dissemination of the highest level of knowledge in the field of ophthalmology and specifically in cornea and ocular surface disease among ophthalmologists and the public
  • To promote an efficient collaboration with similar organisations worldwide which contribute to progress in the field of cornea and ocular surface disease

Aims of the Society

In order to attain the purpose as stated in article of these Bye Laws, the Society may in particular carry out the following activities:

  • The organisation of an open scientific congress every year
  • The organisation of an annual meeting of its members
  • The organisation and promotion of special and regional meetings
  • Keep its members informed about medical research in the field of cornea and ocular surface disease
  • The issuance of ethical standards and a code of ethics
  • The issuance of guidelines for subspecialty training in the fields of cornea and ocular surface disease
  • The support of scientific research and education in the field of cornea and ocular surface disease