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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

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

NANOS Annual Meeting

Location: Amelia Island, Florida


25.March.2020 - 29.March.2020 All day

AAPOS Annual Meeting

Location: Austin, Texas



IPOSC Global Survey

| Events

Current Treatment Availability to Decrease Myopia Progression

IPOSC is launching a survey around the world in order to assess the availability of...

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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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Early Registration Rate has been extended

| Congress

We are pleased to announce that the early registration rate for the IOA Congress has been extended until Monday 13th April 2020 to allow delegates...

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