Villa Saroli, Viale Stefano Franscini, 9
PO BOX 5269 - CH-6901 Lugano, Switzerland
T +41 (0)91 921 11 54 - F +41 (0)91 921 11 25
info@esaso.org
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Overview



General introduction

ESASO aims at improving the clinical and surgical practice of specialists in ophthalmology by helping them develop and enhance their professional skills. Through the promotion of training courses, fellowship opportunities and other courses ESASO improves scientific knowledge within the ophthalmic community, hence improving outcomes for all patients with eye conditions worldwide.

ESASO ensures the highest educational standards through the support given by a distinguished international
faculty and specialist input from renowned practitioners in the field.

ESASO’s educational offer:
1. Modules Full ophthalmologists only
2. Simulator training Residents, full ophthalmologists or other professionals
3. Wet lab Residents, full ophthalmologists or other professionals
4. Preceptorships Residents, full ophthalmologists or other professionals
5. Executive Training Courses Residents, full ophthalmologists or other professionals
6. Congresses Residents, full ophthalmologists or other professionals
7. Retina forum Residents, full ophthalmologists or other professional
8. ESASO days and forums Residents, full ophthalmologists or other professionals

NEW! CME credits will be granted to participants attending modules organised by ESASO Lugano campus.

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Modular system

Our educational programme is based on a modular system which allows you to choose your study programme and plan your time.
Every programme leads to a separate certificate.

1. Participants of single modules receive a certificate of attendance and CME credits.

2. Students who complete all five modules receive the Diploma of Specialist Superior in Ophthalmology(DiSSO).

Graduates

3. Besides modules, ESASO offers the possibiltiy take part in a 1-year fellowship programme.


ACTIVITIES:

The School’s activities cover all subspecialties such as medical and surgical retina, cornea and refractive, cataract, glaucoma, uveitis, oculoplasty, pediatry and strabismus.

MODULES:

ESASO’s educational programme is based on a modular system, ensures the highest educational standards through support from a distinguished international faculty and specialist input from renowned practitioners in the field.

SIMULATOR TRAINING:

The training with Simulators enable young ophthalmologists to acquire expertise and hands-on experience in vitreoretinal and cataract surgery.

WETLAB TRAINING:

To enhance the surgical and technical skills of participants through the use of wet laboratory, surgical instruments, devices and technologies, pig eyes or synthetic eyes.

EXECUTIVE TRAINING COURSES:

ESASO offers companies the possibility to train their managers or employees in the field of ophthalmology, by organising customised courses on the basis of participants’ specific needs and objectives.



ESASO world network

ESASO participants make us who we are.

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While over 60% of our participants hail from Europe, we are proud to welcome 40% ophthalmologists from around the world. We believe that the high uptake rate of the modules indicates the internationally recognised high standards of tuition and the opportunities for hands-on learning under expert direction. Together, our diverse student body and faculty form the ESASO Community,

an intercontinental framework of knowledge and friendship. Participants also benefit from close contact with and guidance from their mentors. To encourage the development of a truly global network, ESASO partners in several international locations offer scholarships, so that potential participants can take advantage of every opportunity to learn from the best, to be the best.


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