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Zeiss ANZ video Challenge

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Dear IOA Orthoptists around the world,

We proudly present the World Orthoptic Day 2024 Zeiss ANZ video Challenge. 

“ZEISS provides innovative technologies and comprehensive solutions with digital workflows designed specifically for ophthalmic care.  ZEISS drive the progress, efficiency, and access to healthcare technology to support clinicians to improve patient’s assessment, diagnosis and treatment.” World Orthoptic Day is Monday, June 3rd, 2024. This year’s World Orthoptic Day Challenge...

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49th Annual General Meeting & IOA Symposium

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Dear Members of the International Orthoptic Association,

You are cordially invited to attend the upcoming 49th Annual General Meeting of the IOA.

Date: Saturday, 27 January 2024

Time: 14:00 – 15:30 Central European Standard Time (GMT+1)

Location: ZOOM (Registration link can be found in the Members Area and in the newsletter).

Format: Webinar


Kindly register in advance for the AGM on ZOOM. Upon registration, a confirmation email will be sent to you, containing information on how to join...

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Winners of the #WOD23 photo contest

Congrats to the winners of this years #WOD23 photo contest!


1st place goes to Amanda Pfeifer, Orthoptic Student at The University of Iowa Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

2nd place goes to Fabio Garzarella from Italy

3rd place goes to Patricia Brandão Piolli


Fantastic job of everyone participating. We got so many wonderful entries!



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Mireille Louly

With heavy hearts, we mourn the loss of Mireille Louly, a revered member of our orthoptic community. She dedicated her life to education and excellence in orthoptics, serving as an esteemed council member and president (1979-1983) of the International Orthoptic Association. Her invaluable leadership and vision made a lasting impact on our association. Her legacy will forever inspire us. Our deepest condolences to her loved ones.



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Scandinavian Orthoptic Association Congress Norway

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Welcome to the SOA Kongress 2023!

Date: 21st – 22nd of September 2023

Place: Thon Hotel Vika Atrium – Munkedamsveien 45, 0250 Oslo

Early bird ticket: 3rd of July 2023

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Child Vision and Visual Impairment Congress 12-14th July London

The Organizing committee look forward to welcoming you to the 18th Biennial Meeting of the CVRS!

We anticipate a wonderful meeting with world-leading state of the art research from our keynote speakers and invited speakers. We have had an outstanding number of submitted abstracts and will be looking forward to the active participation of researchers from across UK, Europe, USA and Australia and elsewhere sharing their latest research through open lectures and posters. We welcome early career...

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Scope of Practice Survey

Please participate in the Scope of Practice Survey to provide valuable insights into the work of orthoptists around the world. This survey aims to gather information about the skills, knowledge, and tasks performed by orthoptists and their competencies. The ultimate goal is to develop a global Scope of Practice that outlines the areas of practice and identifies common workplaces.

Your feedback is essential in making strategic decisions for future education and ways of practice in your...

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55th AIOrAO National Congress

Pediatric orthoptics...and much more.
San Marco Hotel Verona May 5-6, 2023

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48th Annual General Meeting and IOA symposium

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Dear Members of the International Orthoptic Association (IOA),

You are invited to attend the 48th Annual General Meeting of the IOA.

As with previous editions before COVID, this online version will also be accompanied by a symposium. The IOA symposium entitled Orthoptics in the Era of COVID-19 was previously presented in a different composition during the ISA congress in September 2022 in Cancun Mexico.

We hope to see you all during the AGM with symposium!

Date: Saturday, 28 January, 2023


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Child Vision Research Society (CVRS) meeting in London

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We wanted to draw the Child Vision Research Society Biennial meeting to be held in London this year to your attention.

The 18th Biennial Meeting of the Child Vision Research Society.

Date: 12-14th July 2023

‘Child Vision and Visual Impairment – Advances in Science and Related Practice’

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