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Other news - Wednesday, 16 June, 2021

An award was named after the ophthalmology professor in the United States

In recognition of the work of Professor Ferenc Kuhn, visiting professor at the UP Clinical Center Department of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Ophthalmic Trauma (ASOT) has established the Kuhn Award.

The award, which is the society’s highest recognition, will be given to those who contribute to the theoretical and practical development of ophthalmic traumatology in the future. According to the website of ASOT, the activity of Professor Ferenc Kuhn was also an inspiration for the founding of the organization in 2020.

The laudation related to the recognition as well as the lecture of Professor Kuhn can be accessed by clicking here.

"Dr. Ferenc Kuhn's professional knowledge, experience and the transfer of the best of his knowledge mean a lot to the Department of Ophthalmology. Despite the epidemiological situation, the professor visited the department several times, teaching newer and newer surgical techniques, thanks to which the surgical range of the department has further been expanded" – dr. Adrienne Csutak associate professor, head of department said in connection with the news.

Dr. Ferenc Kuhn has been nominated by the head of the Department of Ophthalmology in Pécs as an honorary member of the Hungarian Ophthalmological Society.

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