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ICO Center for Ophthalmic Educators

Launched in January 2012, the ICO Center for Ophthalmic Educators at educators.icoph.org helps educators enhance their… More »

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Online Self-Directed Diabetic Retinopathy Grading Course

A free Online Self-Directed Diabetic Retinopathy Grading Course is available from the University of Melbourne, Minum… More »

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

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

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Advocacy/Vision 2020

Education

Eye Care

Retina and Vitreous

not yet rated February 1, 2013 2011 Clinical Practice Guide for Diabetic Retinopathy for Latin America-in English & Spanish
This guide offers a simplified classification system, recommended examination intervals, and suggestions for the treatment of diabetic retinopathy. Organized by VISION 2020, the guide is available in English and Spanish.
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VISION 2020

Eye Care

ICO Programs and Initiatives

Leadership Development/WORLD

not yet rated December 1, 2013 2013 WORLD Presentations
View two presentations from the 2013 ICO World Ophthalmology Roundtable on Leadership Development (WORLD). Both presentations discuss diabetic eye care and the critical need for team collaboration to prevent vision loss from diabetes.
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Various

Education

Eye Care

International Clinical Guidelines

not yet rated November 9, 2012 Algorithm for Evaluation and Management of the Ruptured Globe in an Adult
The algorithm for evaluation and management of the ruptured globe in an adult was prepared and distributed to serve a supportive and educational role for ophthalmologists worldwide, and is intended to improve the quality of eye care for patients. It is an ICO document written by University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) faculty.
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Various

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

Cataract

not yet rated November 15, 2010 Cataracte De L'Enfant En Afrique (un manuel)
La cataracte est une des principales causes de la cécité des enfants en Afrique. Gérer cette pathologie pour que les enfants bénéficient rapidement d’une chirurgie de haute qualité, d’un suivi approprié avec une correction optique et la prise en charge de la basse vision vont assurer aux enfants atteints de cataracte en Afrique la meilleure qualité de vie.
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Kilimanjaro Center for Community Ophthalmology (KCCO)

Eye Care

Cataract

not yet rated November 15, 2010 Childhood Cataract in Africa (a manual)
Cataract is a leading cause of blindness of children in Africa. This manual from the KCCO addresses ways to manage the condition.
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Kilimanjaro Center for Community Ophthalmology (KCCO)

Eye Care

Journal/Publication

5 Stars (2) July 16, 2010 Community Eye Health Journal
The Community Eye Health Journal is free to subscribers in low and middle income countries. It is available in French, Spanish, Chinese, and Portuguese.
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International Centre for Eye Health

Eye Care

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

External Eye Disease

not yet rated May 21, 2014 Essential Equipment List for screening and surgery for Trachomatous Trichiasis (TT)
The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness' (IAPB’s) Essential Equipment Lists identify equipment and consumables considered essential, minimum requirements to perform high quality medical interventions in eye health contexts. This list specifies equipment needed for screening, monitoring, and treating Trachomatous Trichiasis (TT.)
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IAPB

Eye Care

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

External Eye Disease

not yet rated May 22, 2014 Essential Equipment List for screening/monitoring and treatment for Diabetic Retinopathy (DR)
The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness' (IAPB’s) Essential Equipment Lists identify equipment and consumables considered essential, minimum requirements to perform high quality medical interventions in eye health contexts. This list specifies equipment needed for screening, monitoring, and treating Diabetic Retinopathy.
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IAPB

Advocacy/Vision 2020

Eye Care

not yet rated November 18, 2013 IAPB Blog
Read about the latest developments in the eye health sector on the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) blog.
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IAPB

Eye Care

Eye Care Standards, Ethics & Research

ICO Programs and Initiatives

Journal/Publication

Retina and Vitreous

5 Stars (1) April 1, 2014 ICO Guidelines for Diabetic Eye Care
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.
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Various

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

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

CME/CPD

Eye Care

ICO Programs and Initiatives

Ophthalmic Educators

Uncorrected Refractive Error

4 Stars (1) March 13, 2012 International Core Curriculum for Refractive Error
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.
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Various

Eye Care

not yet rated October 13, 2011 Online Procurement Platform for Eye Care NGOs
The online version of the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) Standard List provides information for eye health providers on a carefully evaluated range of eye care technologies, supplies and training resources suitable for use in settings with limited resources.
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Various

E-Learning

Education

Eye Care

External Eye Disease

Eye Disease-Diabetic Retinopathy

Retina and Vitreous

4 Stars (1) October 7, 2014 Online Self-Directed Diabetic Retinopathy Grading Course
A free Online Self-Directed Diabetic Retinopathy Grading Course is available from the University of Melbourne, Minum Barreng, and the Centre for Eye Research Australia. This self-led course is designed to provide training in grading diabetic retinopathy.
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Various

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

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 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

Education

Eye Care

Other (e.g., Education, Research)

4 Stars (1) March 2, 2011 The Trachoma Atlas
The Trachoma Atlas is an online global atlas showing the distribution and prevalence of trachoma, the world's leading cause of infectious blindness. 
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Various

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