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The first issue of the 2021 Video Journal of Cataract, Refractive, & Glaucoma Surgery

Posted on 04th May 2021 in Society News

The first issue of the 2021 Video Journal of Cataract, Refractive, & Glaucoma Surgery entitled “History and Evolution of Contemporary Refractive Surgery” is available for viewing.All ophthalmologists have unlimited access to the Video Journal via SOE. Simply visit www.vjcrgs.com and enjoy the programs, which have educated ophthalmic surgeons for nearly four decades, edited by Robert

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Irish College of Ophthalmologists Newsletter

Posted on 22nd April 2021 in Society News

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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AAO/VBS Webinar: Retina Olympics – view now.

Posted on 12th April 2021 in Society News, YO News

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

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AAO/VBS Retina Olympics Webinar

Posted on 19th March 2021 in Society News, YO News

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.

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Update and guidance on management of myopia. European Society of Ophthalmology in cooperation with International Myopia Institute

Posted on 17th March 2021 in Society News

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

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