Prof. Michael Boevé is specialist in Ophthalmology and Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ECVO; European Board). Throughout his career he was active in teaching, research and patient care at the Department of Clinical Sciences of the University of Utrecht, The Netherlands. He then was head of the Ophthalmology section of the University Clinic. In 1989, he started working part-time as an ophthalmologist at “Medisch Centrum voor Dieren” (MCD), a veterinary specialists and emergency clinic in Amsterdam. In 1996, he was appointed guest professor for ophthalmology at the Hannover University of Veterinary Medicine (Germany). After his retirement from the Utrecht University in 2021 he has remained active, both in Hannover (limited; teaching and research) and Amsterdam (clinic).