EuroTimes articles by Andrzej Grzybowski
A brief history of Polish ophthalmologyTuesday, February 9, 2021
The 25th Virtual ESCRS Winter Meeting is being convened in conjunction with the Cataract and Refractive Surgery Section, Polish Ophthalmological Society.
Dorde Nešić – the founder of Serbian OphthalmologyThursday, March 8, 2018
Balkan and Serbian Ophthalmology was created and influenced by many important and interesting contributors. Here we profile Professor Dorde Nešić who was the founder of ophthalmology in Serbia.
Dutch master Herman Snellen famous for visual acuity testing chartTuesday, November 1, 2016
There are few names in ophthalmology better known than Herman Snellen, mostly because of his work on visual acuity testing and the chart he introduced for this purpose. Snellen was born in Zeist, near Utrecht, The Netherlands in 1834. He was the son of the popular physician Dr F A Snellen. In Utrecht, he studied […]
A RICH HISTORYThursday, December 10, 2015
There is hardly a European country with as rich a history in medicine and ophthalmology as Greece. Democritus first described the eye around 450BC. Later, Hippocrates of Kos, Herophilus of Chalcedon, Erasistratus of Chios (who firstly described the retina) and Galen contributed greatly to the development of eye anatomy and pathology. In modern times, Greek […]