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Welcome to the International Orthoptic Association (IOA)

The aim of the IOA is to promote the science of orthoptics worldwide, to provide information and support to national bodies and individual orthoptists, and to help maintain and improve standards of education, training and orthoptic practice. The number of members and member countries continues to increase. The IOA represents national associations stemming from 22 different countries, individual orthoptic members from countries that lack national orthoptic associations and ophthalmologists who are supporters of the profession. The IOA is proud to have approximately 12,000 orthoptist members worldwide.



Upcoming International Events and Congresses for Orthoptists

21.February.2020 - 23.February.2020 All day

07.March.2020 - 12.March.2020 All day

NANOS Annual Meeting

Location: Amelia Island, Florida



IOA Education Grant 2020 Winner - Helen Adaugo Jumbo

| Events

One of the aims of the IOA is to spread and support the science of orthoptics worldwide. The IOA Education Grant was established with this in mind....

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Teaching mission Nigeria

| Orthoptics Worldwide

Port Harcourt University Teaching Hospital, Nigeria, October 6 –13, 2018 

Last year during the WSPOS congress in Hyderabad, I met dr Adedayo Adio a...

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Volunteering Abroad?

| Congress

Interactive workshop

Have you volunteered aboard or are you interested in volunteering aboard with the IOA or another charitable entity? YES -  then...

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