EESVO East European Society of Veterinary Ophthalmology

For veterinarians, veterinary ophthalmologists, specialists, scientists and students - ophthalmology is our passion


Upcoming meetings


Certified ophthalmological examination of hereditary eye diseases, EESVO, Krosno, Poland, March 11-12, 2023. Dr. Marta Margiel participated in the examinations conducted by Professor Balicki, as part of the preparation for the HED exam. We keep our fingers crossed! We...

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Winner of the EESVO scholarship

Winner of the EESVO scholarship, Dr. Bielecki, reports a four-week externship at Rowe Veterinary Referrals in Bristol, England. Thanks to the grant I received from EESVO, I had a great opportunity to undergo a four-week externship at Rowe Veterinary Referrals in...

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VIIIth Ophthalmology Conference of the EESVO

We are extremely happy to inform you about the next EESVO Ophthalmology Conference. This year, in the capital of Poland, we will be pleased to welcome dr. Lionel Sebbag, PhD, DACVO, who is coming with the newest knowledge from our beloved veterinary ophthalmolgy...

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EESVO Scholarship

We would like to inform you that 7 veterinarians from Poland and abroad participated in the competition for the scholarship for a 4-week internship in the field of veterinary ophthalmology. On the basis of the sent CVs and cover letters including details of the...

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East European Society of Veterinary Ophthalmology – EESVO

The East European Society of Veterinary Ophthalmology (EESVO) was established in 2013 in order to provide for further education of veterinarians and for research in the field of veterinary ophthalmology in cooperation with professional associations of veterinarians and veterinary universities in the respective East European countries.

The Primary Objectives of the EESVO are:

  • exchange and update knowledge in the field of veterinary ophthalmology
  • widespread certification of Hereditary Eye Diseases (HED) through residential program
  • exchange of information in the field of scientific research in veterinary ophthalmology between cooperating with EESVO universities and free practice veterinarians
  • popularization of these findings among EESVO members
  • the examination and certification of veterinarians who have successfully completed a residential program

International cooperation

At the initiative of prof. Gil Ben-Shlomo – ISVO President,  ISVO Steering Committee was appointed, consisting of the presidents of organizational members. The Committee was approved by all international organizations, thus unifying doctors specializing in the field of veterinary ophthalmology. The aim of the Committee is to promote the education and knowledge of veterinary ophthalmology worldwide and to serve as a bridge between local and national veterinary ophthalmology organizations.
On August 8, the first ISVO Committee meeting was held, at which international collaboration and interaction between veterinary ophthalmologists and veterinary ophthalmology organizations.