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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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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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Advocacy/Vision 2020

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

not yet rated August 5, 2016 ICO’s Global Call for Action to Eliminate Eye Surgical Errors

The International Council of Ophthalmology calls on societies and ophthalmologists around the world to support and advocate for the elimination of human suffering from errors related to eye surgery.

Read the ICO's Global Call for Action to Eliminate Eye Surgical Errors.


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ICO

Diabetic Eye Care

Eye Care

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

ICO Programs and Initiatives

Journal/Publication

Retina and Vitreous

5 Stars (2) August 1, 2015 ICO Guidelines for Diabetic Eye Care: available in English, Chinese, French, Portuguese, Serbian, Spanish, and Vietnamese
The International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) developed the ICO Guidelines for Diabetic Eye Care to serve a supportive and educational role for ophthalmologists worldwide.  The Guidelines are for the screening of diabetics, and to assess and treat people with diabetic retinopathy and other ocular complications of diabetes. The Guidelines are available in Chinese, English, French, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, and Vietnamese.
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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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Multiple

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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Multiple

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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Multiple

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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Multiple

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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Multiple

Advocacy/Vision 2020

Course

Education

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

Other (e.g., Education, Research)

not yet rated March 1, 2013 London School Master’s Degree Program on Public Health for Eye Care
The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine's Master of Science (MSc) Degree Program on Public Health for Eye Care aims to provide eye health professionals with the public health knowledge and skills required to reduce blindness and visual disability in their population.
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Education

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

Journal/Publication

not yet rated September 13, 2012 The Ophthalmology Surgical Competency Assessment Rubric for Lateral Tarsal Strip Surgery
This article, published in the Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, reflects an expert review of the tool International Council of Ophthalmology-Ophthalmology Surgical Competency Assessment Rubric for Lateral Tarsal Strip Surgery.
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Multiple

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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ICO

Advocacy/Vision 2020

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

not yet rated January 1, 2012 A Global Strategy to Eliminate Blinding Trachoma
This PowerPoint outlines a  global strategic plan, 2020 INSight, to eliminate blinding trachoma by the year 2020.  The presentation describes the impact of trachoma and then lays out 2020 INSight's actions and milestones from the years 2011 to 2020.
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Various

Advocacy/Vision 2020

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

Other (e.g., Education, Research)

not yet rated October 12, 2011 Principles of Ophthalmic Epidemiology
The objective of this presentation is to understand the basic principles of ophthalmic epidemiology and learn how to apply them in practice. Application includes the ability to read and understand epidemiological studies and in some situations apply epidemiological knowledge to designing studies in your setting.
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Dr. Van C. Lansingh, IAPB/VISION 2020 Latin America

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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ICO

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

3 Stars (2) October 11, 2011 Visual Acuity Measurement Standard
This report deals with the measurement of visual acuity and was prepared by the International Council of Ophthalmology Visual Functions Committee. The report was published in 1984.
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ICO

Education

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

Ophthalmic Educators

not yet rated March 31, 2011 Ophthalmology Wet Lab: Basic Setup Online Video
This video, published in the Facebook site of eyerounds.org and created by Drs. Brian Privett and Chris Watts (University of Iowa) shows how to set up an ophthalmic wet laboratory.
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Various

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

Journal/Publication

not yet rated March 2, 2011 Iranian Journal of Ophthalmology (IrJO)
The Iranian Journal of Ophthalmology (IrJO) publishes original peer-reviewed reports of research in ophthalmology and visual sciences, including basic science investigations and clinical studies.
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Journal/Publication

Eye Care

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

not yet rated January 25, 2011 ICO Surgical Safety Checklist
This Checklist was by the ICO to support doctors in the quest to eliminate “Never Ever Events” in ophthalmic surgery.
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ICO

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

5 Stars (1) January 5, 2011 Access to Cataract Surgical Services–A Position and Policy Statement
Un-operated cataract remains the leading cause of avoidable blindness in poor and emerging countries. This Statement summarizes the problem, suggests ways to address it, and the potential roles of ophthalmology and the ICO.
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ICO

Education

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

not yet rated October 4, 2010 ARVO e-Learning Center
ARVO's e-learning center provides educational resources for research professionals in ophthalmology and research sciences.
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ARVO

E-Learning

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

not yet rated October 4, 2010 PubMed Tutorial
‘PubMed Tutorial’ is a free Web-based learning program that shows how to search PubMed®, the United States of America National Library of Medicine's (NLM®) journal literature search system.
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United States of America National Library of Medicine

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