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ICO Exams Application Form for Standard Examinations

ICO Exams Application Form for Basic Science, Optics & Refraction, and Clinical Sciences Application Form 2018 More »

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History of Ophthlamology

View a video on the History of Ophthalmology on the International Council of Ophthalmology YouTube Channel:… 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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E-Learning

Education

World Ophthalmology Congress

1 Star (1) December 24, 2014 ICO Member Webcasts: 2014 World Ophthalmology Congress® (WOC2014)
More than 300 webcasts from the 2014 World Ophthalmology Congress® (WOC2014) are online and available for free. Browse content and watch slides with the original audio.
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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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Conference/Congress

Education

Ophthalmic Educators

Other (e.g., Education, Research)

not yet rated November 28, 2011 ICO Member Conferences for Ophthalmic Educators - 2011 & 2012 Webcasts
The webcasts include English and Spanish presentations from two conferences designed to help ophthalmic educators from all over the world collaborate and learn more about modern educational tools.
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Advocacy/Vision 2020

not yet rated November 29, 2011 ICO Member 2011 Workshop for Advocates, Webcasts
The Workshop for Advocates presented tools and strategies to help generate financing and other support for eye care and the prevention of vision loss.  It included case studies, panel presentations and and discussions. The recordings are available in English and Spanish.
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Course

E-Learning

Pediatric, Strabismus, Genetics

4 Stars (4) January 25, 2012 ICO Member Strabismus Course: Online Slides
This English-language course is a series of PowerPoint presentations covering different topics in strabismus. The slides are available for viewing on the Assistance for Development of Modern Ophthalmology (ADMO) Union Web site.
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Advocacy/Vision 2020

ICO Membership

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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Advocacy/Vision 2020

ICO Programs and Initiatives

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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Advocacy/Vision 2020

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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Education

Fellowship

Grants

Ophthalmology Residency Education

Cornea

not yet rated November 16, 2012 ICO Member CorneaEd Educational Database
CorneaEd is a comprehensive educational database for ophthalmologists, with the aim of providing detailed information and web-based links for fellowship, training and observership programs for the cornea and external eye disease subspeciality.
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Eye Care

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

Journal/Publication

Low Vision

Other (e.g., Education, Research)

not yet rated April 5, 2013 ICO Member Incidence of Visual Impairment Over a 20-Year Period
This article describes visual impairment over a 20-year period and its associations with age-related eye diseases and socioeconomic factors in the Beaver Dam Eye Study.
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Eye Care

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

Journal/Publication

Other (e.g., Education, Research)

not yet rated May 5, 2013 ICO Member Outdoor Activity during Class Recess Reduces Myopia Onset and Progression in School Children
This study investigated the effect of outdoor activity during class recess on myopia changes among elementary school students in a suburban area of Taiwan.
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Diabetic Eye Care

Eye Care

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

Journal/Publication

Other (e.g., Education, Research)

Retina and Vitreous

not yet rated May 5, 2013 ICO Member Risk of Cardiovascular Diseases Is Increased Even with Mild Diabetic Retinopathy The Japan Diabetes Complications Study
Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is linked to cardiovascular risk in diabetic patients. This study examined whether mild-stage DR is associated with risk of coronary heard disease (CHD) and stroke in type 2 diabetic patients of the Japan Diabetes Complications Study.
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Diabetic Eye Care

Eye Care

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

Journal/Publication

Other (e.g., Education, Research)

not yet rated May 3, 2013 ICO Member The Cost–Utility of Telemedicine to Screen for Diabetic Retinopathy in India
This study assessed the cost-effectiveness of a telemedicine diabetic retinopathy (DR) screening program in rural Southern India that conducts one-off screening camps (i.e., screening offered once) in villages and to assess the incremental cost effectiveness ratios of different screening intervals.
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Eye Care

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

Journal/Publication

Cataract

Cataract and Refractive Surgery

not yet rated May 1, 2013 ICO Member Use of Corneal Power-Specific Constants to Improve the Accuracy of the SRKT Formula
This study evaluated the effect of average corneal power (K) and axial length (AL) in a data-adjusted A-Constant for improving the refractive outcome in the Sanders-Retzlaff (SRK)/T formula.
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Advocacy/Vision 2020

Journal/Publication

Glaucoma

not yet rated June 7, 2013 ICO Member How Does Glaucoma Look? Patient Perception of Visual Field Loss
This paper explores patient perception of vision loss in glaucoma and, specifically, tests the hypothesis that patients do not recognize their impairment as a black tunnel effect or as black patches in their field of view.
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Diabetic Eye Care

Guidelines

Eye Disease-Diabetic Retinopathy

not yet rated January 1, 2010 ICO Member French Guidelines for Diabetic Retinopathy

These guidelines provide an overview and treatment of diabetic retinopathy in French.


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French Society of Ophthalmology

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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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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