Connecting Ophthalmologists from Around the World to Achieve Eye Health for Everyone

International Council of Ophthalmology
Strategic Goals

Enhancing Education

The ICO helps ophthalmologists to enhance their skills and clinical knowledge in order to provide high-quality eye care in every country in the world.

Advancing Eye Health

The ICO advocates to decision makers for increased resources for eye care and collaborates with organizations to advance the eye health of all people.

Empowering Societies and Leaders

The ICO provides ophthalmologic societies and leaders with the resources and skills to effectively lead, communicate, and advocate.

ICO Featured News

ICO Mark Tso Golden Apple Award
for the Middle East - Africa Region

Prof.  Amel Meddeb Ouertani (left) and
Dr. Ivo Kocur, ICO Chief Executive Officer (right).

The ICO is thrilled to bring the WOC2024 to the beautiful city of Vancouver. The Vancouver Convention Center is located on the waterfront with breathtaking panoramic views of surrounding mountains, ocean, and parks.
The ICO represents the global ophthalmology community. It is dedicated to connecting the world’s ophthalmologists to preserve and restore vision. Our priorities are to engage member societies, integrate education, and advance advocacy efforts.


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