Why Optometry?

In response to WHO’s Global Action Plan for the Prevention of Avoidable Blindness and Visual Impairment 2014 – 2019, Why Optometry provides the case for delivering high quality, advanced and equitable eye health and vision care for patients worldwide.

A Global Competency-Based Model of Scope of Practice in Optometry

This model provides a rational framework for addressing the challenges of increased practitioner mobility across international borders and the need to promote greater harmonization of optometric education.

Advocacy

Uncorrected Refractive Error and cataracts are overwhelmingly the leading causes of avoidable blindness throughout the world. WCO is in a great position to advocate on behalf of patients to governments and other bodies for timely access and appropriate care.

Announcing VOSH/International Humanitarian of Year: Vision Spring’s Jordan Kassalow

Announcing VOSH/International Humanitarian of Year: Vision Spring’s Jordan Kassalow   VOSH/International proudly announces Dr. Jordan Kassalow as its 2018 Humanitarian of the Year. The founder of Vision Spring, and the driving force in a laundry list of humanitarian initiatives and organizations, was cited for taking on the challenges of vision problems in providing training in

SECO 2019 to Host Leading Annual Optometry Conference in New Orleans

SECO 2019 to Host Leading Annual Optometry Conference in New Orleans  New weekend continuing education hours and flexible registration pricing to suit the industry’s needs   ATLANTA, GA — August 8, 2018 — SECO International is pleased to announce that SECO, the world’s leading annual conference providing the optometry industry outstanding educational opportunities since 1924, is set to stage

Invitation to attend EMCO Second Congress in Marrakesh, Morocco

Please see the letter below from Dr. Younis Doudin, EMCO President… Dear Colleague, After the remarkable success of the first EMCO conference in Beirut two years ago, our second conference (the 2nd EMCO International Congress) will take place in Marrakesh, Morocco, on 21-22 September 2018 at  Mövenpick Hotel Mansour Eddahbi Marrakesh. On behalf of EMCO, I extend