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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
Highlight From the 40th Congress of ESCRS

ESCRS Ridley Medal Lecture 2022

How the digital world is entering our practice

Béatrice Cochener-Lamard


The ESCRS and EBO have developed this examination to certify the expertise and advanced knowledge of experienced cataract and refractive surgeons, to prove their readiness to teach others and run a cataract service.

ESCRS IOL Calculator

The ESCRS IOL calculator is a web application for IOL power calculations using multiple modern formulas simultaneously through a real-time integration with partner tools (by web scraping or API integration)

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:

Become a Member More about ESCRS

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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