Category: Society News

SOE Educational Grant Placement report from Zura Glonti, Georgia at Yeditepe University Hospitals in Istanbul, Turkey

Posted on 06th October 2021 in Society News, SOE Grant Placement Reports

First of all would like to thank the SOE Educational Committee and Prof. Marko Hawlina for this great opportunity to be selected for the SOE Grant programme.  I had opportunity to visit Yeditepe Univeristy Hospitals in Istanbul, Turkey. So I want to thank Prof. Sinan Tatlipinar and Dean of the Yediteoe University Hospital – Prof.

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Register now for the SOE Neuro-ophthalmology Webinar

Posted on 13th September 2021 in Society News, YO News

SOE are delighted to announce a series of Educational Ophthalmology webinars which will run from October 2021 to May2022. The webinars will be free for participants to attend and will cover a wide range of topics with international speakers and experts. Neuro-ophthalmology: Hot Topics 2021 Date: Friday 22 October Time: 1830-2030hrs CEST Despite, the current

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SOE Webinar Programme

Posted on 07th September 2021 in Society News, YO News

SOE are delighted to announce a series of Educational Ophthalmology webinars which will run from October 2021 to May2022. The webinars will be free for participants to attend and will cover a wide range of topics with international speakers and experts. Below is the provisional programme, speakers and topic titles will be updated regularly at

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Monika Zalinian, Georgia, Observership Report from Universitätsklinikum Ulm, Augenheilkunde, Ulm, Germany

Posted on 17th August 2021 in Society News, SOE Grant Placement Reports

I would like to express my gratitude to the SOE Educational Committee and Professor Marko Hawlina, for awarding me the educational grant for Ophthalmologists-in-training. I spent three weeks at the ophthalmology department where I observed and examined a number of patients, observed and assisted a very interesting wide range of ophthalmic surgeries. Furthermore, I had

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Europe-wide research survey to develop a new instrument that measures the macular pigment optical density

Posted on 26th July 2021 in Society News

Researchers at Universidad de Murcia and the Athens Eye Hospital are investigating how dietary modification or supplement intake may enhance the levels of retinal carotenoids that form the macular pigment and could prevent neovascular age related macular degeneration (AMD), the Western world’s leading cause of irreversible blindness. To determine the effect of dietary interventions on

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