To offer a European support network for ophthalmic professionals other than doctors through the provision of a forum for communication and ongoing education so to enhance and improve the care of the ophthalmic patient internationally.
The European Society of Ophthalmic Nurses and Technicians was founded in 2003. ESONT is a division of the ESCRS. The Programme Committee of ESONT reports to the Board of the ESCRS.
The working language of ESONT is English.
We aim to support the work of the whole multidisciplinary team that work within cataract and refractive surgery clinics and ophthalmology.
Eye Clinic Liaison Officer
Meet the Team
Save the Date
28th Winter Meeting 2024
Congress Centre Messe, Frankfurt, Germany 15 - 18 February 2024
42nd Congress of the ESCRS
Fira de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain 6 - 10 September 2024
43rd Congress of the ESCRS
12 September 2025
You don’t have to be an ESONT member to join our meetings.
We welcome ophthalmic professionals from the country we are visiting and visitors from around the world. We offer a wide range of topics associated with making cataract surgery outcomes better for the patient and improving support for eye care.
We often have educational sessions on the following topics:
Big number registers in ophthalmology
Visual acuity and complex vision assessment
Increasing sustainability in the clinical setting
How to manage an unhappy cataract patient