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We invite you to attend the OA Annual Conference at the new, state of the art, International Convention Centre Sydney from 9th - 11th November 2019.


OA in conjunction with the American Association for Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS), the Asia-Pacific Strabismus and Paediatric Ophthalmology Society (APSPOS) and RANZCO, aims to provide you with innovation in paediatric eye care, whilst showcasing the best of national and international orthoptic practice.

The ‘at a glance’...

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Learning & Teaching in Orthoptics & Ophthalmology

DEADLINE for abstract submission (extended to) 28th Feb 2019


The OCE education committee was founded in April 2015 as a new branch on the OCE tree with the aim of providing a forum for European Orthoptic and Ophthalmic Educators to discuss relevant education issues. The forum will provide a unique opportunity to discuss and share good practice across ophthalmic education.

We invite all those attending the ESA Congress who are currently...

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Registration and abstract submission has been opened

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Dear IPOSC members,


ESA 2019 Helsinki meeting 

Please do not miss this excellent meeting in a beautiful country !!!
Registration and abstract submission has been opened. 

Dr. Sonal



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Invitation Annual General Meeting

You  are  invited  to  attend  the  44th Annual  General  Meeting  of  the  IOA.

Date:  Friday,  16  November  2018
Time:  9:40  –10:15  am
Location:  Bosrandzaal  Room
Fletcher  Hotel - Restaurant  De  Wageningsche  Berg
Generaal  Foulkesweg  96
6703  DS  Wageningen
The  Netherlands

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IAPB Webinar: RoP in Africa

All interested in the topic are welcome to register for this free webinar. We have 100 slots on the call, and they will be filled on a first-come-first-served basis.

The webinar is on 13 November, 11 to 12 PM UK time. Do register.


An estimated 30,000 infants born preterm are becoming blind from Retinopathy of Prematurity (RoP) every year worldwide. ROP is now emerging as a threat in Sub-Saharan African...

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IOA Congress 2020

Save the Date!

XIVth International Orthoptic Congress, will be held in Liverpool, United KingdomJune 20 - 23, 2020!

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Nigeria - First Orthoptic Training Program starts!

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The first orthoptic training program has started in Porthrcourt, Nigeria on WORLD ORTHOPTIC DAY!
What a wonderful way for our profession to be celebrated! 

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Photography Contest 2018

The International Orthoptic Association is proud to present this year“s winners of the IOA photography contest with the theme «Reflections in Orthoptics»  

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Introducing the new IOA President

The IOA is proud to announce the new President Mr. Jan Roelof (JR) Polling!
The IOA Council of Management welcomes JR and is looking forward working together with him for all IOA members worldwide! We wish him much success!
Please join in welcoming JR Polling to his new challenging assignment!

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World Orthoptic Day 2018

2018 Photo Contest! Congratulations to Ciara Zara, Italy, Rafaela Schelle, U.K. and Allanah Cramer, Australia! This years winners of the IOA photo contest!

See the prize winning photos under

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