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Observership report from Olha Plevachuk, Ukraine, who visited ‘My Retina Athens Eye Center’, Athens, Greece

Posted on 25th March 2020 in Society News, SOE Grant Placement Reports, YO News

I would like to express my gratitude to the SOE Educational Committee and Professor Marko Hawlina for awarding me the SOE educational grant for Ophthalmologists-in-training. I attended SOE observships in “My Retina Athens Eye Center”  from 11th to 28th of February  2020. It was a really great time.  Dr. Stratos Gotzaridis and his team made all their

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ICO Exams

Posted on 25th March 2020 in YO News

NEWS FLASH:Nothing is more important to the ICO than the health and safety of our candidates, and our communities. Due to the global impact of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the ICO will postpone the April 2020 examinations to the new date of 21 July 2020. Candidates booked for the April examinations will automatically be transferred to the

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Li Wenliang

Posted on 17th March 2020 in Society News

“Li Wenliang, MD, an ophthalmologist working in Wuhan where the coronavirus epidemic originated, has died. Wuhan Central Hospital confirmed his death on February 7 after a series of conflicting reports about his condition. The 33-year-old doctor was the first to raise the alarm about the coronavirus in late December. Using the Chinese social media platform

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Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

Posted on 04th March 2020 in Society News

The European Society of Ophthalmology (SOE) is committed to promoting good health and minimizing risk in all our activities.  We understand the seriousness of the Covid-19 outbreak, and we are keeping anyone that may have been affected by this in our thoughts. We draw your attention to the World Health Organization’s Situation Reports which provide

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Ona Garlaite, Lithuania, SOE Educational Grant observership report from FISABIO, Valencia, Spain

Posted on 02nd March 2020 in Society News, SOE Grant Placement Reports, YO News

I would definitely recommend FISABIO Valencia as a training center. This hospital is a perfect example of a desired learning and working place for anyone: to start with the consultation and to finish with a check out of post-op patient. I really enjoyed each step in this hospital. The Anterior segment and Oculoplastics are on

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