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IMMEDIATE PRIVATE AND NHS FUNDED
MEDICAL AND DENTAL CARE ABROAD

Ferenc Kuhn, M.D., Ph.D.

Ferenc Kuhn, M.D., Ph.D.

Clinical Ophthalmology, Vitreoretinal Surgery


CURRENT AFFILIATIONS

• Helen Keller Foundation for Research and Education, Birmingham, Alabama, USA 

Director of Research

• Zagorskiego Eye Center, Naleczow/Rzeszow/Krakow, Poland

Consultant Vitreoretinal Surgeon

• Milos Eye Clinic, Belgrade, Serbia

Chief Vitreoretinal Surgeon

 

SELECTED POSITIONS

Associate Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology         University of Alabama at Birmingham

Visiting Professor                                                       European University, Belgrade, Serbia

Consultant Vitreoretinal Surgeon                                Zagorskiego Klinik, Naleczow/ Rzeszow, Poland

Consultant Vitreoretinal Surgeon                                Maximiliens Augenklinik, Nuremberg, Germany

Chief, Vitreoretinal Surgery                                        Milos Klinika, Belgrade, Serbia

Immediate Past President                                            American Society of Ocular Trauma

President                                                                     International Society of Ocular Trauma

 

VISITING PROFESSOR

At 12 institutions in 4 countries (Canada, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, U.S.)

 

LIVE and GUEST SURGEY

At 28 institutions in 18 countries (Bolivia, Brazil, China, Croatia, France, Germany, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, Mexico, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates)

 

Education, experience, courses and internships:

Over 15,000 intraocular procedures (mostly vitreoretinal, but also anti-glaucoma, cataract, anterior-segment reconstruction etc.)

 

Achievemants:

SELECTED MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS

• BETT (Birmingham Eye Trauma Terminology) system

• OTS (Ocular Trauma Score)

• ILM peeling for traction maculopathies

• World Eye Injury Registry

• Prophylactic chorioretinectomy for PVR

• Early and complete vitrectomy (CEVE) for postoperative endophthalmitis

• Comprehensive reappraisal of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment

• The pathophysiology of Terson syndrome and accompanying hemorrhagic macular cyst

• Determining the cause-effect relationship between staphyloma-spanning myopic retinal detachment and macular hole

• Treatment of patients who lost light perception as a result of eye trauma

• Percentage scattergram

• Principles and practice in counseling the eye trauma victim

 

GRANTS

Six grants as principal investigator, including

1995-1998    Development of an Ocular Trauma Score ($505,895)

                                Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Six grants as consultant         

 

Publications, conferences and public speakings:

6 edited books, 163 book chapters in 3 books, and 141 scientific articles

 

PRESENTATIONS

Over 1,600 scientific presentations at international, national, and regional meetings

 

Invited speaker in the following 54 countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Belarus, Bolivia, Bosnia-Hercegovina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Italy, Kuwait, Morocco, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Venezuela, UK, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, U.S.A.

 

JOURNAL REVIEWER on a REGULAR BASIS

American Journal of Ophthalmology, Archives of Ophthalmology, British Journal of Ophthalmology, Eye, Graefe’s Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, Hungarian Journal of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmic Epidemiology, Ophthalmic Surgery and Lasers, Ophthalmology, Retina

 

Organisations:

23 national and international societies