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Uncorrected Refractive Error


Uncorrected Refractive Error

Uncorrected Refractive Error Learnings

The ICO Task Force on Uncorrected Refractive Errors and School Eye Health was formed to strengthen the involvement of the ophthalmic profession, in cooperation with others, to provide better access to high-quality, low-cost eye care, especially to regions with limited services.

Learning Document

The Task Force launched the Learning Document. This resource presents the lessons learned from the Task Force’s eight years of work and experiences.

International Core Curriculum for Refractive Error

Published in January 2011, the International Core Curriculum for Refractive Error focuses on providing training materials for eye care professionals, with the ultimate goal of eliminating or reducing uncorrected refractive error. The knowledge, skills, and interpersonal behaviors required are focused on the following three core competencies:

  • Patient care
  • Community and health services
  • Medical and refractive knowledge
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