Congratulations to Laura Worrall from Royal Stoke University Hospital for her First Place win in the 2020 IOA World Orthoptic Day Selfie Contest!
Well done! Bragging rights go to you and your willing model Claire.
And coming a close second in the contest is
New ways of working.........something isn’t quite...
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...
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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Saturday, 14 March, 2020
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...
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...
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.