Nordic Congress of Ophthalmology (NOK) 2014

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Preliminary YO program

Surgical session- title “young surgeons – how to improve”

Moderator: Marie L R Rasmussen

Co –moderator: Ann Sofia Skou Thomsen


  1. Ann Sofia Skou Thomsen – Denmark:  The Eye-Si simulator -use and possibilities (20 minutes)

  1. Saurabh Jain – UK: How to continue improving your technique when operating independently. (25 minutes)

  1. George Saleh. – UK: ‘How to get yourself out of sticky situations in cataract surgery’ (25 minutes)

  1. Katarina Bartuma – Sweden: Iphone and slitlamp – how to take good slit lamp photos and videos with your Smartphone (around 10 minutes)

Nordic session- title “young ophthalmologists in the Nordic region”

Moderator: Marie L R Rasmussen

Co –moderator:  James Eide Macpherson


  1. 1.       Gauti Johannesson – Iceland/Sweden: Training in Sweden from an Icelandic point of view. (10 minutes)

  1. 2.       Ásbjörg Geirsdóttir – Iceland/Sweden: Training in Iceland (10 minutes)

  1. Elina Rantala – Finland: Complementing training and working in Switzerland. (10 minutes)

  1. Truls Oppedal – Norway: Work/life/family balance (10 minutes)


  1. 5.       Helgi Bjørnsson – Norway: Learning, practising and sharing in the digital age (15 minutes)

  1. Marie Louise R. Rasmussen – Denmark: FAYO. The YO association in Denmark.  (15 minutes)

  1. Grace Sun – USA: AAO-YO. The organization of the AAO-YO and its importance academically and politically. (15 minutes)