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American Association of Ophthalmic Oncologists and Pathologists
AAOOP is a professional association of medical doctors who practice, teach and or engage in research in ophthalmic pathology. The membership of the AAOOP includes board-certified academic ophthalmologists and pathologists as well as individuals certified in both specialties. All are qualified by additional sub-specialty fellowship training in ophthalmic pathology.
American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
AAPOS’s goals are to advance the quality of children's eye care, support the training of pediatric ophthalmologists, support research activities in pediatric ophthalmology, and advance the care of adults with strabismus.
American Glaucoma Society
AGS comprises glaucoma specialists dedicated to sharing clinical and scientific information for the benefit of patients, colleagues, fellows and residents. The AGS’s mission is to promote excellence in the care of patients with glaucoma and preserve or enhance vision by supporting glaucoma specialists and scientists through the advancement of education and research.
American Glaucoma Society Foundation
The AGS Foundation’s mission is to support glaucoma research and education, and to promote excellence in the care of patients with glaucoma.
The American Ophthalmological Society
AOS, founded on March 7, 1864, is a medical society of ophthalmologists and the second oldest specialty medical society in the United States, after the New York Ophthalmological Society.
American Society of Ophthalmic Registered Nurses
ASORN was organized in 1976 to unite registered nurses committed to providing quality ophthalmic care. Today ASORN is dedicated to being a resource for not only ophthalmic nurses but all ophthalmic personnel who are committed to fostering the ophthalmic team concept and collaboration among all who work in our specialty.
Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology
The mission of AUPO is to serve, strengthen and represent departments of ophthalmology; to provide support, information and leadership opportunities to department chairs, program directors and other faculty members; to promote excellence in ophthalmic education; to foster vision research and to promote ethical practice and excellence in eye care to ensure the best possible vision for the public.
Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology Fellowship Compliance Committee
The AUPO Fellowship Compliance Committee (FCC) was created in 2005 to provide training requirements for ophthalmology fellowships. It offers educational standards, protection of the public, institutions, and trainees, accountability and enforcement. To date, seven ophthalmic subspecialties, supported by nine ophthalmic subspecialty societies, voluntarily participate in the compliance program: Cornea, External Disease & Refractive Surgery; Glaucoma; Neuro-Ophthalmology; Oncology/Pathology; Pediatric Ophthalmology; Surgical Retina; and Uveitis.
Association of Veterans Affairs Ophthalmologists
The AVAO Executive Board is actively engaged to represent the wide variety of interests of the VA Ophthalmologists, and to ensure the highest quality of eye care for veterans.
Children’s Eye Foundation of AAPOS
Our mission is to end preventable blindness in children. Our purpose is to help children to see well and have good vision for life, and to prevent the #1 cause of vision loss among children, amblyopia. We are advocates for vision screening in children to detect silent disease before it steals sight and we are promoters of protecting young eyes from injuries. We promise to empower parents with information to help you be wise about your child’s eyes.
Heed Ophthalmic Foundation
The Heed Ophthalmic Foundation has provided over 11 million dollars in funding and awarded over 1,100 fellowships to assist young men and women in pursuing postgraduate studies in ophthalmology. The appointed individuals receive a Merit Award of $10,000 and are recognized as Heed Fellows.
International Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Council
IPOSC is a Council of National and Supranational organizations working together to preserve and restore eye health and enhance visual function in children, and ocular alignment and binocularity in children and adults throughout the world.
International Society for Eye Research
The mission of ISER is to provide a unique international platform for discussion and exchange of ideas on contemporary topics in eye and vision research among its members and the broader eye/vision research community.
National Certifying Board for Ophthalmic Registered Nurses
NCBORN is an independently incorporated organization supported by the American Society of Ophthalmic Registered Nurses for the purpose of developing and implementing the certifying process for Ophthalmic Registered Nurses.
Women in Ophthalmology
WIO was founded to enhance and improve the professional environment for women ophthalmologists. What started as a lunch meeting at the AAO has grown to an internationally recognized organization, an affiliate society of the AAO, which provides scientific/medical education and professional development resources for women in ophthalmology.