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Winner of the Orthoptic Selfie Contest

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Congratulations to Laura Worrall from Royal Stoke University Hospital for her First Place win in the 2020 IOA World Orthoptic Day Selfie Contest! 

What’s better than one Orthoptist, 2 Orthoptists!! We commonly treat adults and children with double vision, treating them with prisms #WorldOrthopticDay#orthopticselfie

Well done! Bragging rights go to you and your willing model Claire. 

 

And coming a close second in the contest is

Laura Wilson

New ways of working.........something isn’t quite...

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IOA & OCE Racism Statement

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Dear IOA and OCE Members,

As inclusive, international associations, the International Orthoptic Association (IOA) and the Orthoptic Council of Europe (OCE) have diverse memberships that reflect the communities we work in. Right now, people around the world are grieving, angry and mobilizing because systemic anti-black racism lives in the world and because black lives matter. The IOA and OCE recognize the unique challenges our black colleagues, patients, and their families face. We stand in...

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The winners of the WOD Photo Contest 2020

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Congratulations to the winners of the IOA’s World Orthoptic Day 2020 Photography Contest!  First place was awarded to Heena Patel (British and Irish Orthoptic Society), 2nd place to Alick Tsui (The Canadian Orthoptic Society), and 3rd place to Cheryl McCarus (American Association of Certified Orthoptists).  Their photos will be used in promotions throughout the year.

The winning photos fittingly represented this year’s theme:  Orthoptists on the Front Lines of Eye Care!  Orthoptists are...

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WSPOS World Wide Webinar

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Episode 5 - Superior Oblique Palsy: What, Where, When and Why?

Saturday 23rd May, 14.00 London, UK Time

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A Word of Support

A word of support for all orthoptists worldwide fighting professional an personal struggles with the current COVID-19 crisis. #orthopticsworldwide #covid-19 #staysafe #lookaftereachother

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Review of Optics and Refraction Livestream on YouTube

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Livestream on YouTube
Saturday, 14 March, 2020

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IPOSC Global Survey

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Current Treatment Availability to Decrease Myopia Progression

IPOSC is launching a survey around the world in order to assess the availability of effective pharmacological and optical treatments to reduce myopia progression among children and teenagers. 

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IOA Education Grant 2020 Winner - Helen Adaugo Jumbo

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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. The Grant was first presented at the X International Orthoptic, Congress in Melbourne, Australia (2004).

The IOA Education Grant endeavours to provide financial help to an orthoptist from a non IOA member country, so that he/she may gain professional advancement by attending the next international congress. The candidate must be sponsored by an IOA...

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Survey on therapeutic measures for amblyopia

Hello everyone,

as an orthoptist working in Austria, I am conducting a survey with regards to my master thesis on therapeutic measures for amblyopia.
The study's aim is to provide an understanding of the cross-national differences in treatment of amblyopia with children.

The following link takes you directly to the survey: https://www.soscisurvey.de/amblyopia/

Completing the questionnaire will takes approximately 10 minutes. 
Any data provided will be processed anonymously and will be used...

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WSPOS Subspecialty Day Paris 2019

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13 September 2019

The WSPOS Subspecialty Day is a day long educational meeting comprising of update sessions on a wide variety of topics with contributions from global leaders in the field of paediatric ophthalmology and strabismus. The 2019 Subspecialty Day will take place preceding the 37th Congress of the ESCRS in Pavilion 7, Paris Expo Porte de Versailles – 1 Place de la Porte de Versailles 75015, Paris.

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