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Dr. Hugh H. Taylor New ICO President

Hugh R. Taylor, AC, MD, succeeded Bruce E. Spivey, MD, MS, MEd, as President of the International Council of Ophthalmology… More »

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Best Practices in Eye Bank Development April 1, 2014

Best Practices in Eye Bank Development is a full-day practicum on how to establish new eye banks and develop existing eye… More »

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ICO Issues Updated Diabetic Retinopathy Guidelines Recommendations for High, Medium, and Low Resources Settings

The International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) has published updated ICO Guidelines for Diabetic Eye Care.  The… More »

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April 11, 2014 Dr. Hugh H. Taylor New ICO President
Hugh R. Taylor, AC, MD, succeeded Bruce E. Spivey, MD, MS, MEd, as President of the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) on April 7, 2014. The official transition of power occurred at the end of the 2014 World Ophthalmology Congress (WOC) of the ICO in Tokyo, Japan, April 2- 6.
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April 7, 2014 Medal and Award Recipients Honored at WOC2014 Opening Ceremony
The International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO), Academia Ophthalmologica Internationalis (AOI), and Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO) honored leading ophthalmologists from around the world during the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Ophthalmology Congress® of the ICO in Tokyo, Japan, on April 2nd.
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Leadership

World Ophthalmology Congress

April 7, 2014 ICO Issues Updated Diabetic Retinopathy Guidelines Recommendations for High, Medium, and Low Resources Settings
The International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) has published updated ICO Guidelines for Diabetic Eye Care.  The Guidelines provide recommendations for screening and evaluating people with diabetes for potentially blinding eye problems, and treating those with diabetic retinopathy and other ocular complications of diabetes.
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January 23, 2014 ICO Three-Month Fellowship Deadline is March 31
ICO Three-Month Fellowships are awarded twice each year, with application deadlines of March 31 and September 30.
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Fellowship

ICO Examinations

January 11, 2014 New Data on Causes of Vision Loss Worldwide
Causes of Vision Loss Worldwide, 1990–2010: a systematic analysis, reports on evaluation of published and unpublished data on the causes of blindness and visual loss over a 20-year period by the Vision Loss Expert Group of the Global Burden of Disease project. It was published in the December 2013 issue of The Lancet Global Health.
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December 3, 2013 ICO Issues New Diabetic Retinopathy Guidelines
The International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) has published new ICO Guidelines for Diabetic Eye Care with recommendations for screening and evaluation of people with diabetes for potentially blinding eye problems. The Guidelines also advise how to screen and evaluate those with diabetic retinopathy and other ocular complications of diabetes.
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Eye Care

ICO Programs and Initiatives

International Clinical Guidelines

Standards for Eye Care and Vision

Retina and Vitreous

November 17, 2013 Subspecialty Education–A Key to Preserving and Restoring Vision
Two new International Council of Ophthalmology curricula for training subspecialists are available now on the ICO website. The ICO recruited volunteer experts from around the world and worked with international subspecialty societies to define curricula for four ophthalmic subspecialties.
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Education

ICO Programs and Initiatives

Ophthalmology Residency Education

October 27, 2013 Best Practices in Eye Bank Development April 1, 2014
Best Practices in Eye Bank Development is a full-day practicum on how to establish new eye banks and develop existing eye banks to increase the availability of corneas.
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World Ophthalmology Congress

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