Thea Pharma - 4th European Meeting of Young Ophthalmologists - 2020



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Dear colleague,

We are proud to announce the 4th European Meeting of  Young Ophthalmologists.

This scienitific event will take place on Friday, July 10th and Saturday, July 11th 2020 at the Auditorium André Simonart UCL in Brussels.

Please note EMYO is by and for Young Ophthalmologists in training or up to 5 years after completing specialization in ophthalmology.

The topics that will be addressed are:

Friday, July 10th:

  • Cornea
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Oculoplastics
  • Optic nerve & Glaucoma & Neuropathy 
  • Refractive & Cataract surgery
  • Retina

Saturday, July 11th:

  • Video sessions on cataract surgery
  • Price ceremony for best EMYO  2020 presentations and abstract
  • Future of YO in Europe, Brexit, trends in ophthalmology
  • Fellowships in Europe (SOE possibilities/sharing experience)

We look forward to meeting you in July 2020!

Yours truly,

Presidents of the Organising Committee

Vincent Qin & Stefaan Van Nuffel


* Young Ophthalmologists (EMYO is by and for Young Ophthalmologists in training or up to 5 years after completing specialization in ophthalmology)
   EMYO was initially created by the SPO Jovem, the Portuguese YO’s section of the Portuguese Society of Ophthalmology

With the kind support of