Hungary (1972 SG
2666/2667) 1st European Ophthalmology Congress,
Budapest: J.Imre, E.Grosz and L.Blaskovics; A.Gullstrand,
V.P.Filatov and J.Gonin.
The last three great ophthalmologists
have been described elsewhere. The first three ophthalmologists are Hungarians.
Imre Joseph (1884-1945) was the
head of Ophthalmology at the University of Budapest in 1939. He specialized
cataract extraction, corneal transplantation
and retinal detachment surgery.
Emile de Grosz (1865-1941) was a
cataract surgeon and a professor at the University of Budapest in 1904
and then dean of
Budapest Medical School in 1914.
Ladislas de Blaskovics (1869-1938)
was an oculoplastic surgeon and was professor of ophthalmology at the second
Eye Hospital in Budapest.