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Enhancing Eye Care

The ICO helps to define and shares information on appropriate eye care. We support the establishment of a universal high standard of quality for ophthalmic professional services to improve access to affordable, quality eye care for all people worldwide.

Advocacy / VISION 2020

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International Clinical Guidelines

International Guidelines are prepared and distributed to serve a supportive and educational role for ophthalmologists worldwide, and are intended to improve the quality of eye care… More »

Diabetic Eye Care

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Vision & Eye Care Standards

Functional vision defines how a person performs in vision-related activities, more than how the eye functions (visual function). More »


Basic and clinical research is critical to improving treatment of eye disease and to the prevention of visual loss. Epidemiologic and operational research are also essential,… More »

Ophthalmologists in Practice & Training

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Other Eye Care Programs

ICO Task Force on Uncorrected Refractive Error

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