The Youtube channel of the Royal European Academy of Doctors-Barcelona 1914 (RAED) already has the video summary of the act of admission as full academician of Borja Corcóstegui, which was held in Barcelona on September 14. The recipient read the entry speech “La conquista del fondo del ojo” (The conquest of the bottom of the eye), a complete review of the evolution of ophthalmology from Ancient Egypt to our days. On behalf of RAED answered the full academician and vice president of the Government Board Pedro Clarós.

Co-founder and medical and scientific director of the Spanish Institute of Ocular Microsurgery and the European School of Advanced Studies in Ophthalmology, the new academician is a pioneer in the introduction and development of vitrectomy in Europe and a precursor in the union of clinical and genetic research of the retina.

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