Please read the latest statement from the World Council of Optometry (WCO) President Mr. Paul Folkesson. WCO is currently working to add more benefits for our members and we encourage you to take our Membership Benefit Survey to provide your input.
The College of Optometrists has appointed Professor Mark Rosenfield MCOptom, PhD, FAAO as the new Editor-in-Chief of its leading international vision science and optometry journal, Ophthalmic & Physiological Optics (OPO), as Professor David Elliott FCOptom, PhD, FAAO steps down from the role after 11 years. Professor Rosenfield is a Professor at the State University of
Please see below for the webinar conducted by the World Health Organization (WHO) and Essilor concerning the WHO’s World Report on Vision and Essilor’s Eliminating Poor Vision Report. Below you will find the video presentation and accompanying materials.
IAPB’s Global Assembly 2020 was due to be held in Singapore this October. As a result of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the Board has decided to postpone Global Assembly to October 2021. Please visit their website for more information.
Please find an important statement below from the President of the World Council of Optometry on the proper precautions for contact lens and glasses wear during COVID-19. WCO is committed to supporting our members during this difficult time and will continue to keep you updated regarding eye care issues and COVID-19. To access the links
Dear friends and colleagues, The World Health Organization’s Global Cooperation on Assistive Technology Team (GATE) is looking to recruit 5-6 assistive technology experts to support us with an exciting new digital project – to develop a machine reasoning system to support with the identification and selection of assistive products. This will include a range of
Happy World Optometry Day! Our theme is “Bring Vision to World Optometry in 2020.” In light of COVID-19, this World Optometry Day we ask that you promote awareness of optometry globally through social media. Please review local guidelines concerning COVID-19, the World Health Organization guidelines and practice social distancing when possible. We will be liking