– established in 1864 –


Szemészet is the official peer-reviewed, scientific  journal of the Hungarian Ophthalmological Society since 1904. The entire journal is available in print and electronically (Open Access).


The publication languages of the journal are Hungarian and English. Szemészet is published four times a year, every three months (March, June, September and December).


Szemészet is dedicated to publishing original clinical and basic research on all aspects of ophthalmological diseases, as well as editorials, review articles and case reports. The target readership includes academic members, specialists, residents, and general practitioners working in the fields of adult and pediatric ophthalmology and ophthalmic surgery.


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Editorial board

Founded by: Ignác Hirschler MD, in 1864


Chief of editing Committee:

Professor Andrea Facskó MD, PhD

Professor Zoltán Zsolt Nagy MD, FEBO, PhD, DSc


Edi­tor-in-Chief: Professor Pál Sziklai MD, PhD

Associate Editor: Rózsa Dégi MD, PhD


Editorial Office:

Szegedi Tudományegyetem, Általános Orvostudományi Kar, Szemészeti Klinika, Korányi fasor 10-11, Szeged, HU-6720, Hungary

Phone: + 36 62 545487

E-mail: or


Professor András Berta MD, PhD, DSc (Debrecen)

Professor Adrienne Csutak MD, PhD, DSc (Pécs)

Mariann Fodor MD, PhD (Debrecen)

Professor Gábor Holló MD, PhD, DSc (Budapest)

Professor Helga Hammer MD, PhD (Szeged)

Professor Lajos Kolozsvári MD, PhD (Szeged)

Professor Bálint Kovács MD, PhD (Pécs)

Professor János Németh MD, PhD, DSc (Budapest)

Professor György Salacz MD, PhD (Budapest)

Professor Ildikó Süveges MD, PhD, DSc (Budapest)

Professor Edit Tóth-Molnár MD, PhD (Szeged)



Cataract and refractive surgery: Péter Vámosi MD, PhD (Gödöllő)

Cornea: Professor László Módis MD, PhD, DSc (Debrecen)

Glaucoma: Péter Kóthy MD, PhD (Budapest)

Pediatric ophthalmology: Erika Maka MD (Budapest)

Contactology and plastic surgery: Mihály Végh MD, PhD (Szeged)

Neuro-Ophthalmology: Professor Márta Janáky MD, PhD (Szeged)

Retina: András Papp MD, PhD (Budapest)

Continous Medical Education: Ágnes Kerényi MD, PhD (Budapest)


International Advisory Board

Professor Tünde Pető MD, PhD (Belfast, Northern Ireland)

Gábor Márk Somfai MD, PhD (Zürich, Switzerland) 

Professor Berthold Seitz MD, FEBO, PhD (Homburg, Germany)

Szilard Kiss MD (New York, NY, USA)

Kai Kaarniranta MD, PhD, MSc (Kuopio, Finland)

Publishing Office

Promenade Publishing House Kft.

Montevideo u. 7., Budapest, HU-1037, Hungary

General manager: Pálma Veress

ISSN 2786-3832