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The Young Ophthalmologists Programme (YOP)

The Young Ophthalmologists Programme (YOP)The Young Ophthalmologists Programme (YOP) was established in response to feedback from UKISCRS members.
YOP aims to target and represent the needs of ophthalmic specialty trainees and consultant ophthalmic surgeons in their
first three years of clinical practice.

YOP run their own programme/half-day masterclass the day prior to the UKISCRS annual congress.
Recent symposia has been:
'A Vitreous Loss Masterclass',
Mastering Cataract Surgery in Glaucoma' (see programme copy below) and
'Managing Corneal Astigmatism in Cataract Surgery'.

The YOP sessions highlight topical scientific needs and provides a chance for you to listen to and interact with UK & Internationally renowed ophthalmologists.

The 2016 Masterclass Programme: Mastering Cataract Surgery in Glaucoma


How do I perform cataract surgery in patients with angle closure glaucoma?

Paul Foster     


Cataract surgery in PXF

Dr Humma Shahid 


Cataract surgery following previous trab/tube surgery

Mr John Salmon, 







Cataract surgery + istent/ZEN tube/ Ex-Press shunt

Mr Dan Lindfield


Cataract surgery in uveitis glaucoma

Mr Sheng Lim


Cataract surgery + canaloplasty/endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation

Prof Philip Bloom

UKISCRS Industry Support Group 

YOP Membership Benefits

If you are not yet a YOP member and would like to find out the benefits of this FREE membership - then please read below.

FREE 3 Year ESCRS & UKISCRS Membership for Trainees

The YOP Committee 2017/18

YOP is run by a small committee of Young Ophthalmologists elected to the committee by the YOP membership and UKISCRS Council. 

The YOP Committee Members

Imran Yusuf - YOP Lead

Laura Maubon

Kavita Aggarwal

Andrew Swampillai

                                                                                    Gill Wood
                                                                 Mr Sid Goel                                 Gill Wood - YOP coordinator
                                                                 Consultant YOP Lead               

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