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History of Ophthlamology

View a video on the History of Ophthalmology on the International Council of Ophthalmology YouTube Channel:… More »

ICO Strategic Plan 2017–2020

The ICO has defined a strategic plan covering 2017-2020. You can download a summary of the ICO Strategic Plan (PDF -… More »

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Diabetes Eye Health: A Guide for Health Professionals

The Guide is a practical and informative document developed for primary health professionals on managing diabetic eye… More »

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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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ICO

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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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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Diabetic Eye Care

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Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

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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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Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

4 Stars (2) May 12, 2010 Epidemiology and Statistics for the Ophthalmologist
Textbook: A presentation of epidemiologic and statistical techniques relevant to conducting, interpreting, and assimilating the commonest types of clinical research. Alfred Sommer, MD; New York: Oxford University Press; 1980
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Alfred Sommer

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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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

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

1 Star (1) May 14, 2010 International Clinical Classification of Diabetic Retinopathy, Severity of Diabetic Macular Edema, Detailed Table
October 2002
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American Academy of Ophthalmology

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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ICO

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

not yet rated May 12, 2010 A Practical Guide for Health Researchers

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WHO

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

Advocacy/Vision 2020

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

not yet rated May 14, 2010 ARVO International Advocacy Handbook

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ARVO

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

not yet rated May 14, 2010 Medical Professionalism in the New Millennium: A Physician Charter
Project of the ABIM Foundation, ACP–ASIM Foundation, and European Federation of Internal Medicine
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Multiple

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

not yet rated May 14, 2010 International Clinical Diabetic Retinopathy Disease Severity Scale
October 2002
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American Academy of Ophthalmology

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

not yet rated May 14, 2010 International Clinical Diabetic Macular Edema Disease Severity Scale
October 2002
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American Academy of Ophthalmology

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

not yet rated May 14, 2010 International Clinical Diabetic Retinopathy Disease Severity Scale, Detailed Table
October 2002
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American Academy of Ophthalmology

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

not yet rated May 14, 2010 United States National Eye Institute Research Resources

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Multiple

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

not yet rated May 14, 2010 ARVO Funding Source Guide

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ARVO

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

not yet rated May 14, 2010 ARVO Meeting Calendar
Educational, non-product based symposia, conferences and meetings of interest to the vision research community.
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ARVO

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

not yet rated May 14, 2010 Science Central's Chronological History of Vision Research
Important Dates in Vision Science
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Jack Yellott

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