2017 Marks World Council of Optometry 90 Year Anniversary The World Council of Optometry (WCO) was originally founded in Cologne, Germany in 1927 as the International Optical League—Ligue Internationale d’optique. In 1970 the name was changed to the International Optometric and Optical League (IOOL) and was based in the United Kingdom. In 1996, the IOOL
The World Council of Optometry (WCO) is pleased to announce the selection of Susan J. Chiles M.A. as Managing Director. ‘We are very pleased to announce this appointment’, reports President Uduak Udom. “Susan will bring leadership and creativity to WCO along with a deep sense of commitment to our profession.” WCO is a non-profit membership
Call for Abstracts: The World Council of Optometry, Asia Pacific Council of Optometry and India Vision Institute present the 2nd World Congress of Optometry in Hyderabad, Indai from 11-13 September 2017. The theme of the meeting, “Accessible, Quality Vision and Eye Health” was chosen to complement the WHO Global Action Plan – Universal Eye Health.