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Irish College of Ophthalmologists

121 St. Stephens Green
Dublin, Ireland
Phone: 00 353 1 402 2777
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Irish College of Ophthalmologists

President: Alison Blake
Vice President: Marie Hickey Dwyer
Secretary: Patricia Quinlan
Treasurer: Mark Cahill
Chief Executive Officer: Siobhan Kelly
ICO Member Number of Members: 195

Established in 1991, the Irish College of Ophthalmologists (ICO) is the recognised training and professional body for medical and surgical eye doctors in Ireland.

Our overarching mission is to advance developments and improvements in eye health and patient safety by:
Providing the highest standards of excellence in the training and on-going education of Eye Doctors and other Medical Practitioners ; Advocating on behalf of patients role through policy guidance to Government, Health Care Providers and State Agencies; Collaborating with patient support groups on our shared goals ;
Educating the public to help increase awareness of good eye care practices.

Our goal, in line with the WHO objectives of Vision 2020, is to work towards eliminating the 75% of cases which result in preventable blindness by 2020

The College represents over 200 eye doctors in Ireland.

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