YO News

EUPO Course 2017 in conjunction with the SOE 2017 Congress

Posted on 05th February 2017 in Society News, YO News

    EUPO, European University Professors of Ophthalmology, is the organiser of the annual  course for residents in training. The courses were established 1988, involving an annual structured sub specialty in ophthalmology. Most of ophthalmology curriculum is covered over a 4 year period to allow residents to get an overview of theoretical knowledge during their

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What are the ICO Exams? Report by Ricardo Bastos Amorim, MD, FEBO

Posted on 23rd January 2017 in YO News

What are the ICO Exams? The ICO Exams started in 1994 and last year were performed about 5000 examinations in 130 test centers worldwide (80 countries). You have the Standard Exams (every April): Basic Sciences – 80 MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions), 2 hours duration Optics & Refraction – 40 MCQ, 1 hour duration Clinical Sciences

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Educational Grant Report – Yevgeniya Ilyina – Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK

Posted on 16th January 2017 in Society News, SOE Grant Placement Reports, YO News

  YEVGENIYA ILYINA Thank you very much the SOE Educational Committee and Professor Marko Hawlina for this opportunity. I applied at Moorfields Eye Hospital for one month.  They confirmed my observership  programme at Strabismus, Cornea and Retina services. So I attended Strabismus and Pediatrics service for the first two weeks, Cornea and Retina services both

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Report from Kristof Van Schelvergem, MD, FEBO on EBO Exam

Posted on 10th January 2017 in YO News

Dear colleagues, It has been more than two years now since I took the European Board Examination in Ophthalmology (EBO) and when looking back at it, I never regretted it for a single second. The exam, as I remember it,  consists of two parts: a written multiple choice format, which is pretty straightforward and easily

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ESCRS launch Fellowship

Posted on 10th January 2017 in YO News

The ESCRS has launched an annual Fellowship to commemorate the immense contribution made by the late Peter Barry to European and global ophthalmology, and to the ESCRS. The Fellowship of €50,000 is to allow a trainee to work abroad at a centre of excellence for clinical experience or research in the field of cataract and

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