November is Diabetes Month, and November 14, 2017 is Diabetes Day. Did you know those living with diabetes in the U.S. are three times more concerned about losing vision than possible side effect of kidney failure? St. Louis, Missouri (October 31, 2017) — More than 30 million Americans have diabetes and another 84 million have
Please be beware of predatory conferences. Only those conferences/meetings affiliated with the WCO or our members or partners are listed on our website. Please check there first before committing to a conference that is not represented by optometry. Earlier this year, the WCO joined forces with the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) to address this
Did you know that in 2016, eye doctors found diabetes-related manifestations in approximately 320,000 patients who were not aware they had diabetes? A dilated eye examination by a doctor of optometry is one of the most efficient ways to detect new cases of diabetes. This November, American Diabetes Month®, AOA offers members resources to educate
Check out the latest issue of the WCO E-News now – including the 2nd World Congress of Optometry wrap-up, the WCO’s 90-year anniversary video, World Sight Day photos, and more!
Check out the latest issue of the India Vision Institute Newsletter. IVI Newsletter – Aug 2017
Thanks to all for submitting their World Sight Day activities and photos, and for increasing optometry awareness around the world. World Sight Day Activities 2017 WSD Photo Collage
Dr. Claro M. Cinco has passed away on October 21, 2017. Dr. Cinco was a well known leader in Philippine Optometry for many years, and the 1988 recipient of the WCO international optometrist award. Please join us as we extend our deepest sympathy to Dr. Cinco’s family, friends and professional associates in the Philippines and around
WCO President WSD Press Release 10-11-17