Helgi David Björnsson, MD, a YO member of the OSN Europe Edition Board, focuses his blog on online resources for learning and sharing information and ideas in ophthalmology. Each month, one website or other digital resource will be presented and explored in depth.

Questions and comments are welcome.

BLOG: Case reports from EyeRounds.org

March 28, 2017

EyeRounds.org is one of the fastest-evolving websites in ophthalmic education, brought to us free of charge from the team at the University of Iowa that also stands…

BLOG: AAO’s case-based training for ROP

January 16, 2017

Retinopathy of prematurity remains one of the most challenging conditions to both diagnose and treat. The fundus examination is often suboptimal due to incomplete…

BLOG: World Society of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus website

December 12, 2016

The World Society of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, or WSPOS, is a registered charity that focuses on education within pediatric ophthalmology. It has held…

BLOG: Online training course helpful in evaluating optic disc changes

October 31, 2016

Evaluating the progression of glaucoma can be very challenging for residents. In recent years, we have obtained new imaging techniques to assist us with this, but…

BLOG: Podcast series from AAO Committee on Aging

September 28, 2016

Since 2008, the American Academy of Ophthalmology Committee on Aging has been producing a podcast series that covers ocular diseases in the older population. In each…

BLOG: UpToDate a useful tool for evidence-based decision-making

August 31, 2016

Evidence-based medicine has become the backbone of modern medicine. It makes our care safer and more effective; however, it is time-consuming to keep up with all the…

BLOG: World Ophthalmology Congress online

June 29, 2016

Every 2 years, the International Council of Ophthalmology arranges a big global meeting. The meeting is held in a different region of the world every time, which often…

BLOG: Creating your own online resource

May 18, 2016

In my last post, I wrote about a website with clinical guidelines that we built for our local department. In this post, I am going to show you how to get started…

BLOG: The Sesyn project

April 20, 2016

Sesyn.no is a nonprofit Norwegian ophthalmology website made by Dr. Atle Einar Østern and myself. It is used by more than a hundred ophthalmologists in Norway…

BLOG: Oculoplastics.info

March 22, 2016

Last autumn I began my rotation in oculoplastic surgery. I came across several great books covering the topic, but I was also interested in seeing the procedures in…