Letter of invitation from ESVO president

Dear friends, colleagues and fellow ophthalmologists,

On behalf of the ESVO board it is our pleasure to invite you to our next Conference. This year, the meeting will be a joint meeting with the EESVO. This will be a unique opportunity to share and celebrate our common passion for ophthalmology.

It will be held in Prague Czech Republic, October 11–14, 2018.

The main topic of the conference will be "Retina" with the main speakers being Joe Wolfer and Adolfo Guandalini.

We will have the popular HED session and the workshops will be presented on Sunday morning.

The social programme will include a visit of the city of Prague and a Gala Dinner at a very typical Czech restaurant.

We are looking forward to seeing you in Prague at our friendly, practical and scientific conference.

Best regards

Thomas Boillot
ESVO President


Letter of invitation from EESVO president

Dear colleagues and guests,

In the name of EESVO, I am pleased to welcome you to the ESVO meeting organised in Prague, one of the most beautiful cities in the Europe.

Every year this event brings together and promotes an international exchange of the latest information, innovative diagnostics, therapeutic, surgical techniques and development ideas in the field of veterinary ophthalmology.

This meeting will be the first time a joint meeting of both, ESVO and EESVO. Our goal is to continue the successful work of past editions in order to emphasize the great impact of this event in the veterinary ophthalmology community. We hope that this meeting will turn into highlight by offering the best in the field of “visual impairment”.

Seize the opportunity of socializing with other professionals from all over the world and get out the most of the new information’s in the field of veterinary ophthalmology!

We are looking forward to greeting you at the ESVO and EESVO meeting in Prague.

Prof. Alexandra Trbolová, DVM, Ph.D.
President of EESVO


Letter of invitation from ESVO Meeting Prague 2018 Chairman 

Dear colleagues,

I am pleased to inform you that Prague and Czech Group of Veterinary Ophthalmology are very honored to host the European Veterinary Ophthalmology Conference 2018 which will be joint event of European Society of Veterinary Ophthalmology and East European Society of Veterinary Ophthalmology.

Main topic for ESVO/EESVO conference is “Retina and Vitreoretinal Surgery”.

In October 11th - 14th 2018, Prague will be the meeting point for veterinary ophthalmologists wishing to learn the latest high-level information. You can expect a Hereditary Eye Disease session with many challenging slides and interactive explanations of hereditary eye disease and breed predispositions including ECVO Manual News.

You can look forward to hearing the main conference speakers, Joe Wolfer and Adolfo Guandalini.  Joe Wolfer, DVM, ACVO diplomate, his main professional interest is retinal surgery, and he is one of the few veterinary ophthalmologists in North America who provides surgical care for patients with retinal detachment. Adolfo Guandalini, DVM, PhD, ECVO diplomate, is member of HED committee of the ECVO, involved in the gonioscopy subcommittee for the new system. Joe and Adolfo, pioneers in vitreoretinal surgery, will present a scientific view of case selection and vitreoretinal surgery step by step including complications and long-term prognosis.

The top-class workshops are prepared for you on Sunday. Don´t miss the opportunity to attend updated vitreoretinal surgery course on Eyesi surgical simulator and many more.

A State of the Art Lecture on “Innovations in ophthalmic surgery” will be presented by Pavel Stodulka, MD, Ph.D., chief surgeon from GEMINI, Czech Republic.

News approaches to vitreoretinal diseases amongst other topics will be presented in a two and half-day scientific program including oral presentations and a poster session from which the abstracts will be printed in Veterinary Ophthalmology.

During all congress days, sponsors and exhibitors will present to you the most recent innovations in the veterinary ophthalmology market. Cordial social program brings you an unforgettable time right in the historical part of Prague including a gala dinner close to the Prague castle and Charles Bridge. If you feel tired of science, you can enjoy walking through the romantic lanes of the historical center, and try the Czech cuisine and taste the famous Czech beer. Be sure, there are many reasons to come.

Please enjoy the ophthalmology conference, enjoy Prague, and enjoy the hospitality of this country and its friendly people.

See you in Prague

Jiri Beranek

Chairperson of ESVO/EESVO conference


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