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Three-Month, Six-Month, and One-Year ICO Fellowships

The ICO and our partners currently offer three-month, six-month, and one-year fellowship opportunities. The next application… More »

ICO Guidelines for Glaucoma Eye Care

The Task Force on Glaucoma has issued ICO Guidelines for Glaucoma Eye Care, international guidelines for the evaluation and… More »

Surgical Assessment Tool: ICO-OSCAR in English, Chinese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Vietnamese, and French

The ICO-Ophthalmology Surgical Competency Assessment Rubric (OSCAR) is a standardized, internationally-valid tool to teach… More »

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Journal/Publication

not yet rated December 10, 2016 ICO Member Journal of Current Ophthalmology
Journal of Current Ophthalmology, the official publication of the Iranian Society of Ophthalmology, is a peer-reviewed, open-access, scientific journal that welcomes high quality original articles related to vision science and all fields of ophthalmology.
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Multiple

Education

ICO Examinations

not yet rated August 31, 2016 ICO Exams Application Form for Standard Examinations
ICO Exams Application Form for Basic Science, Optics & Refraction, and Clinical Sciences Application Form 2017
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ICO

Eye Care

Fellowship

ICO International Fellowships

Research

Subspecialty Education

not yet rated August 25, 2016 Three-Month, Six-Month, and One-Year ICO Fellowships
The ICO and our partners currently offer three-month, six-month, and one-year fellowship opportunities. The next application deadline is September 30, 2016.
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Various

Advocacy/Vision 2020

Diabetic Eye Care

Guidelines

not yet rated August 1, 2016 ICO-PAAO Guidelines for Diabetic Eye Care
The ICO Guidelines for Diabetic Eye Care were translated into Spanish and adapted by the PAAO.
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Pan American Association of Ophthalmology

E-Learning

Eye Care

not yet rated July 31, 2016 Cybersight from Orbis
Cybersight® is a telehealth and education program focused on increasing the capacity of human resources in eye health through expert mentoring, patient care collaboration, and mobile learning. The program integrates these three principles across one platform to help empower individuals and strengthen health systems across the globe.
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Various

Advocacy/Vision 2020

Eye Care

Uncorrected Refractive Error

Optics, Refraction and Contact Lens

not yet rated June 27, 2016 Eyeglasses for Global Development: Bridging the Visual Divide
Eyeglasses for Global Development: Bridging the Visual Divide, released by EYElliance and World Economic Forum, demonstrates how providing eyeglasses to those who need them can improve educational outcomes, increase productivity, and stimulate the global economy.
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Various

E-Learning

ICO Examinations

not yet rated June 5, 2016 Online Foundation Assessment for ICO Exams
A Foundation Assessment combines learning and testing. The training material is based off of each of the three ICO Examinations: Basic Science, Optics & Refraction and Clinical Sciences.
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ICO

Eye Disease-Diabetic Retinopathy

5 Stars (6) June 1, 2016 Retinal Assistant Module

Retinal Assistant Module is an online tool to help categorize and triage the management for diabetic retinopathy and retinal vein occlusion which offers ophthalmologists automated management recommendations.


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Ameen Marashi, MD

Advocacy/Vision 2020

Eye Trauma and Emergencies

3 Stars (2) May 12, 2016 ICO Endorses Global Ban on Consumer Fireworks
The ICO endorses a global ban on consumer fireworks and encourages ICO member societies to advocate for legislation to ban consumer fireworks in their countries. The Position Paper was also endorsed by the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) and the International Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Council (IPOSC).
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ICO

E-Learning

ICO Examinations

not yet rated May 5, 2016 ICO Exams App
ICO Exams is a mobile knowledge quiz for medical students, allied health professionals and doctors preparing for their exams.
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Various
not yet rated April 12, 2016 History of Ophthlamology
View a video on the History of Ophthalmology on the International Council of Ophthalmology YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/ICOandWOC
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Various

Advocacy/Vision 2020

Journal/Publication

not yet rated April 5, 2016 New Advocacy Tool: Estimating the Cost of Blindness
A simple method for estimating the economic cost of productivity loss due to blindness and visual impairment within a country is offered by Van Lansingh, MD, ICO Director for Advocacy; Serge Resnikoff, MD, PhD, ICO Director for Eye Care Delivery; and co-authors in an article published recently in Ophthalmic Epidemiology.
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Van Lansingh, MD, ICO Director for Advocacy; Serge Resnikoff, MD, PhD, ICO Director for Eye Care Delivery; and co-authors

CME/CPD

Education

ICO Programs and Initiatives

Ophthalmic Educators

5 Stars (1) March 23, 2016 ICO Guide to Effective CPD/CME, Preview Edition
ICO Guide to Effective Continuing Professional Development/Continuing Medical Education, Preview Edition, as developed by the ICO Continuing Professional Development Committee and Contributors.
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Various

Eye Care

ICO Programs and Initiatives

Glaucoma

not yet rated March 22, 2016 ICO Guidelines for Glaucoma Eye Care
The Task Force on Glaucoma has issued ICO Guidelines for Glaucoma Eye Care, international guidelines for the evaluation and management of glaucoma, based on existing guidelines and other resources. The ICO Guidelines summarize core requirements for the appropriate care of open and closed angle glaucoma and consider low and intermediate to high-resource settings. The Guidelines are available in English, Arabic, Chinese, French, Hindi, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Turkish.
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ICO

CME/CPD

Eye Care

ICO Programs and Initiatives

Ophthalmic Educators

Uncorrected Refractive Error

4 Stars (1) February 13, 2016 International Core Curriculum for Refractive Error: English and French
Published in January 2011, the International Core Curriculum for Refractive Error focuses on providing training materials for eye care professionals, with the ultimate goal of eliminating or reducing uncorrected refractive error. This resource is available in English and French.
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Various

Grants

1 Star (1) February 4, 2016 David E I Pyott Master of Surgery in Clinical Ophthalmology Scholarship
Six online distance learning Master's scholarships are available in the field of Ophthalmology for students from Africa, South Asia, Caribbean Islands, Pacific Islands, Central and South America.
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Various

ICO Programs and Initiatives

Uncorrected Refractive Error

not yet rated February 1, 2016 Learning Document of the ICO Task Force on Uncorrected Refractive Errors
The ICO Task Force on Uncorrected Refractive Errors and School Eye Health was formed in 2007 to strengthen the involvement of the ophthalmic profession, in cooperation with others, to provide better access to high quality, low-cost eye care, especially to regions with limited services.
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ICO

Diabetic Eye Care

Ophthalmology Residency Education

Residency

Retina and Vitreous

not yet rated January 27, 2016 Diabetic Retinopathy for the Comprehensive Ophthalmologist, 2nd Edition
A book designed to transfer useful techniques for the clinical management of diabetic patients.
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Dr. Jonathan Walker, Indiana University School of Medicine, Fort Wayne

Education

Subspecialty Education

5 Stars (4) December 19, 2015 ICO Member Surgical Assessment Tool: ICO-OSCAR in English, Chinese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Vietnamese, and French
The ICO-Ophthalmology Surgical Competency Assessment Rubric (OSCAR) is a standardized, internationally-valid tool to teach and assess an ophthalmologist’s competence in performing surgery. The ICO currently offers OSCAR's for Extracapsular Cataract Extraction, Phacoemulsification, Small Incision Cataract Surgery (SICS),  Strabismus, and Lateral Tarsal Strip Surgery in English. Selected ICO-OSCAR's are available in Chinese, French, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Vietnamese.
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ICO

Education

Ophthalmic Educators

Ophthalmology Residency Education

Cataract

not yet rated December 12, 2015 Sutureless Extra-capsular Cataract Extraction (ECCE), 2nd Edition in English and Spanish
This instructional video illustrates the cataract surgery technique of SECCE. Further general surgical tips are provided and there is a section on possible surgical complications, and how to handle them. English and Spanish versions of the video are available.
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William H Dean, MD

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