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YO Clinic July 2021

Posted on 27th July 2021 in YO Clinic

 Didem Dizdar Yigit, MD Ophthalmologist at Sultanbeyli State Hospital, Department of Ophthalmology, Istanbul, Turkey  Murat Hasanreisoglu M.D., FEBO, Assoc. Prof. Clinical Researcher Ophthalmologist at Koc University, School of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology, Istanbul, Turkey UVEITIS: GENERAL APPROACH Uveitis is inflammation of the uvea (in Latin uva, means ‘grape’) which consists of the pigmented layers of the

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YO Training July 2021

Posted on 27th July 2021 in YO Training

I am Dr. Matthias Claeys, president of the Belgian Ophthalmological Association of Residents (OBAO). During basic medical training, I came into contact with ophthalmology through various humanitarian missions with the NGO See & Smile in Africa, which spiked my interest. I subsequently started a residency-in-training in the university hospital of Ghent (UZ Ghent), where I

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YO Interview July 2021

Posted on 27th July 2021 in YO Interview

With Danson Muttuvelu, MD FEBO, DENMARK Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon and Innovator. Chair for the Danish Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery, founder of the telemedical screening company “Mit Øje” (My Eye). Interviewer: Marie Louise Roed Rasmussen, Occuloplastic and Orbital consultant, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark. Past- Chair SOE-YO.  The company has employed 12 ophthalmologists, who are licensed

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YO Case Study July 2021

Posted on 27th July 2021 in YO Case Study

Ellie Bianchi – ST2 in OphthalmologyRoyal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford, U.K. Hasan Naveed – ST5 in OphthalmologyRoyal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford, U.K. A 72 year old Caucasian lady with a past medical history of rheumatoid arthritis on prednisolone and methotrexate presented with a 2-day history of pain and reduced vision in her left eye. She

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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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