Please see the latest edition of the ICO Newsletter, featuring reports and updates from the specialty and wider healthcare community. In this Issue: – National Diabetic Retinal Screening Programme introduce 2-yearly screening pathway for screening participants who are deemed eligible – ICO Governance Structure Work – MPS Report on How to Deal with Aggressive Patients – HSE Rainbow Badge – Introduction
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The AAO/VBS Retina Olympics brought together young retinal surgeons from around the world for a collaborative webinar on vitreoretinal surgery. Dr. Jelena Potic from the European Society of Ophthalmology spoke on PPV vs. SB for Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment. The full Webinar can be viewed at the following link: https://www.aao.org/annual-meeting-video/aao-vbs-webinar-retina-olympics Giant Retinal TearDr. Dhariana Acon (Pan American Association
AAO/VBS will host a Webinar on Saturday March 20, 20217 to 8 a.m. Pacific TimeRegister Now via link: https://aao-org.zoom.us/webinar/register/7316148545126/WN_iloSnP7TTaOid1aDMg4-aw This webinar will bring together young retina surgeons from around the world for a collaborative webinar on vitreoretinal surgery. Speakers include Drs. Dhariana Acon (PAAO), Sulaiman Mohammad Alsulaiman (MEACO), Janice C. Law (AAO), Diva Kant Misra, Jr.
The prevalence of myopia and pathological myopia is increasing substantially and will become the most common cause of visual impairment and blindness in Europe unless we act now. There are already effective myopia control interventions and we have the opportunity to prevent myopia onset and to slow down its progression. Due to the urgency of
Lithuanian university of health sciences (LSMU), Kaunas, Lithuania, invites postgraduates and physicians for 45 various 1 year fellowship programs and short-term courses in ophthalmology and endodontics. A full list of available programs can be found: Postgraduate fellowships Applications are available all year round, so it’s amazing, that start can be anytime. Clinical base for fellowship