Polish Society of Ophthalmology was Established year 1911 and Previously known as Society of Ophthalmologists Polish (1911-1935).
The Warsaw Society of Ophthalmology founded the Polish Society of Opthalmologyand established it in 1908. It was the initiative of the Institute of ophthalmic doctors: Dr. CasimirBejna (1872 - 1959), Dr. BronislawZiemińskiego (1860 - 1915) and Dr. Alexander Dobrzański (1832-1918).
Initiative Foundation Polish Society of Ophthalmologists (as Section XI Congress of Eye Physicians and Naturalists Polish) returned in Krakow in 1911. Boleslaw Wicherkiewicz was elected chairman of this society. He tried to get approval from the invader to establish the company, until the outbreak of World War I, but failed to do so.
On the next congresses elected boards were already full, and during the XI Congress of Ophthalmologists Polish (Lviv, 1924)the "Ocular Clinic" was established as the official organ of the Society. In 1925, the PTO, and in 1928, the Warsaw Society of Ophthalmology (existing since 1908.) joined as the first branch and second branch of Association of Ophthalmologists of the Western Lands in Poznan (existing since 1921, coveringWielkopolska, Silesia and Pomerania), respectively. Only at the XVII Congress (Lviv, 1937) further branches were created: Krakow, Lviv and Vilnius. Ocular Clinic (a PTO body) was founded in 1899 by Boleslaw Wicherkiewicz (The Progress of Opthalmology). The work was carried on up to 1914. It was later resumed in 1923 by CasimirNoiszewskiego.
The current President of the PTO is WojciechOmulecki (2010 - present).