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Advocacy Tool and Article: Estimating the Cost of Blindness

Ophthalmic Epidemiology published two simple cost models developed by Eckert et al.1 that estimate the annual loss of… More »

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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… More »

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Cybersight from Orbis

Cybersight® is a telehealth and education program focused on increasing the capacity of human resources in eye health… More »

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Education

Subspecialty Education

5 Stars (5) 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 (ICO-OSCAR) is a standardized, internationally-valid tool to teach and assess an ophthalmologist’s competence in performing surgery. This behavioral and skill-based rubric for evaluators, allows the evaluator to use the ICO-OSCAR to objectively assess the resident’s competence in performing a specific procedure. It also gives the resident a tool to better gauge their own performance.  

The ICO currently offers ICO-OSCAR's for Extracapsular Cataract Extraction, Phacoemulsification, Pediatric Cataract Surgery, Small Incision Cataract Surgery (SICS), Strabismus, Lateral Tarsal Strip Surgery, Trabeculectomy, and Vitrectomy in English. Selected ICO-OSCAR's are available in Chinese, French, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Vietnamese.


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Advocacy/Vision 2020

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ICO Programs and Initiatives

Ophthalmologic Societies

Organizational Development

not yet rated February 23, 2012 ICO Member ICO Directory of Ophthalmic Societies
The International Council of Ophthalmolgy (ICO) Directory of Ophthalmic Societies includes national, supranational, subspecialty and other societies around the world.  The Directory is meant to facilitate awareness and communication between ICO Member societies and other ophthalmic societies.
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Journal/Publication

Ophthalmologic Societies

3 Stars (1) June 1, 2012 ICO Member The number of ophthalmologists in practice and in training worldwide: a growing gap despite more than 200,000 practitioners
More than 200 ophthalmic societies and individuals took part in the 2010 International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) survey to assess the number of ophthalmologists in practice and training. The results were published in the June 2012 issue of the British Journal of Ophthalmology (BJO).
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ICO Programs and Initiatives

Ophthalmologic Societies

not yet rated June 1, 2012 ICO Member Number of Ophthalmologists in Practice and Training Worldwide in 2012
This online resource reveals the results from a 2010 survey conducted by the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) to assess the number of ophthalmologists in practice and training. More than 200 ophthalmic societies and individuals who took part in the survey. To ensure accurate results and progressively track trends, the ICO asks society leaders to update their data each year.
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Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

3 Stars (6) April 21, 2010 Research Agenda for Global Blindness Prevention
The International Council of Ophthalmology's Research Committee defined opportunities for operational and epidemiologic research that would benefit underserved populations of poor countries (March 14, 2003).
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Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

Ophthalmology Residency Education

5 Stars (1) May 13, 2010 Principles and Guidelines of a Curriculum for Education of the Ophthalmic Specialist (2006)
This is a curriculum presented by International Task Force on Resident and Specialist Education in Ophthalmology on behalf of the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO), 2006.
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Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

5 Stars (1) June 11, 2012 Visual Standards - Aspects and Ranges of Vision Loss
This report expands upon the Visual Acuity Measurement Standard report, published in 1984. While the previous report just dealt with the measurement of visual acuity, Visual Standards - Aspects and Ranges of Vision Loss, published in 2002, discusses meaningful ways to categorize this data for population surveys.
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Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

not yet rated May 13, 2010 Vision Requirements for Driving Safety
Report prepared for the International Council of Ophthalmology at the 30th World Ophthalmology Congress Sao Paulo, Brazil, February 2006
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Eye Care

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

not yet rated October 11, 2011 Assessment and Rehabilitation of Functional Vision
This 2008 report on assessment and rehabilitation assesses functional vision, which describes how the person functions in performing Activities of Daily Living (ADL).  This distinguishes the report from those that measure visual functions (such as visual acuity), which describe how the eye functions.
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Ophthalmology Residency Education

not yet rated May 13, 2010 Principles and Guidelines of a Curriculum for Education of the Ophthalmic Specialist-Spanish
Spanish Version
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Allied Health Education

ICO Programs and Initiatives

5 Stars (1) March 14, 2012 International Core Curriculum For Ophthalmic Assistants
The International Core Curriculum For Ophthalmic Assistants employs a system that can be used internationally by educators and ophthalmic specialists for on-the-job training of staff in practices or clinics. It is designed to provide learners with content and performance objectives to perform their eye care tasks.
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Allied Health Education

not yet rated May 14, 2010 Principles and Guidelines of a Curriculum for Para-ophthalmic Vision Specialist Education
A curriculum presented by the International Task Force on Para-ophthalmic Vision Specialist Education on behalf of the International Council of Ophthalmology, 2006.
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Medical Student Education

not yet rated May 14, 2010 ICO Handbook for Medical Students Learning Ophthalmology, French
Compiled by the Task Force on Undergraduate Teaching in Ophthalmology of the International Council of Ophthalmology and based on their curriculum, 2009 French Version
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Medical Student Education

not yet rated May 14, 2010 ICO Handbook for Medical Students Learning Ophthalmology, Spanish

Tables of core knowledge and key ophthalmic disorders to assist medical students. Compiled by the Task Force on Ophthalmic Education of Medical Students of the International Council of Ophthalmology and based on their curriculum, 2009.


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Ophthalmic Educators

not yet rated May 13, 2010 Principles and Guidelines of a Curriculum for Ophthalmic Education of Medical Students
This is curriculum presented by International Task Force on Ophthalmic Education of Medical Students on behalf of the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO), 2006.
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Medical Student Education

not yet rated May 13, 2010 ICO Handbook for Medical Students Learning Ophthalmology, Arabic
Presented by International Task Force on Ophthalmic Education of Medical Students on behalf of the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO), 2009 Arabic Version
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Medical Student Education

5 Stars (1) May 13, 2010 ICO Handbook for Medical Students Learning Ophthalmology, Azerbaijani
Presented by International Task Force on Ophthalmic Education of Medical Students on behalf of the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO), 2009 Azerbaijani Version
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Medical Student Education

not yet rated May 13, 2010 ICO Handbook for Medical Students Learning Ophthalmology, Chinese
Compiled by the Task Force on Undergraduate Teaching in Ophthalmology of the International Council of Ophthalmology and based on their curriculum, 2009 Chinese Version
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Medical Student Education

5 Stars (6) May 13, 2010 ICO Handbook for Medical Students Learning Ophthalmology

Tables of core knowledge and key ophthalmic disorders to assist medical students. Compiled by the Task Force on Ophthalmic Education of Medical Students of the International Council of Ophthalmology and based on their curriculum, 2009.


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CME/CPD

2 Stars (3) May 14, 2010 Principles and Guidelines of a Curriculum for Continuing Medical Education in Ophthalmology
A curriculum presented by International Task Force on Continuing Medical Education (CME) in Ophthalmology on behalf of the International Council of Ophthalmology, 2006.
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