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  • 2022 YO Info Resident Edition

    From the Editor's Desk

    YOs! Welcome to the fabulous world of ophthalmology. We are thrilled you are joining our specialty. The 10th anniversary YO Info Resident Edition will serve as an excellent resource as you embark on your journey into ophthalmology. I also encourage you to view our previous versions at We will provide you with tips on how to get started in your residency training, work up and present a glaucoma patient, become an expert in indirect ophthalmoscopy, prepare for cataract surgery, know your ophthalmic drops and more.

    Full 2022 Resident Edition (all articles in a single PDF 9.6 MB)

    But what is a YO? A YO is a young ophthalmologist: those in residency/fellowship training and their first five years of practice. The YO Info newsletter provides resources tailored just for YOs. To receive our newsletters, it is essential to opt in to Academy communications through your member profile.

    YO Info is just one of the many resources the Academy provides to its members. These resources are free to you, our members-in-training! Take a deep dive into the Academy’s website, check out the ONE® (Ophthalmic News and Education) Network and remember to opt in to Academy communications.

    Welcome to YO Info, the Academy and ophthalmology.

    Evan Silverstein, MD
    YO Info Editorial Board Chair

    The Resident Edition is available as a series of web pages or as a single PDF. Tip: To save online articles for future reference, log in with your member account and click "Add to My To-Do List." Download and print the PDF if you prefer a paper copy.

    Why Ophthalmology?

    10 Things I Wish I Knew as a First-Year Resident

    4 Steps to Achieve Financial Wellness During Residency

    There’s an App for That: Top Ophtho Apps Useful for Residents

    Performing the Perfect Inpatient Ophthalmology Consult

    Pearls to Prep for Cataract Surgery

    3 Tips for Indirect Ophthalmoscopy

    Techniques for a Glaucoma Workup

    Academy OKAP Resources for Residents

    Know Your Drops by Color