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Overview

The International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) represents the worlds ophthalmologists through official relations with the World Health Organization (WHO). The ICO is composed of more than 180 national, regional, and subspecialty Member Societies from around the world. ICO Member Societies are part of a community connecting the world’s ophthalmologists, working together to preserve and restore vision.

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ICO Members

With more than 180 national, regional, and subspecialty Member Societies from all over the world, the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) is a dynamic and global community.
Society MemberWebsite
Academia Ophthalmologica Belgica (AOB)http://www.ophthalmologia.be/page.php?edi_id=842
Afghanistan Society of Ophthalmologywww.aso.org.af
Albanian Ophthalmological Society (SHOSH)http://www.shosh-al.com/web/
Algerian Ophthalmological Societywww.sao.dz
All India Ophthalmological Societyhttp://www.aios.org
All-Russian Association of Ophthalmologistshttp://www.EyeNews.ru
American Association of Ophthalmic Oncologists and Pathologists (AAOOP)www.aaoop.org
American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS)http://www.asoprs.org
Argentine Council of Ophthalmologyhttp://www.oftalmologos.org.ar
Argentinian Society of Ophthalmology (SAO)http://www.sao.org.ar/
Asia Pacific Glaucoma Society (APGS)www.apglaucomasociety.org
Asia Pacific Ophthalmic Trauma Societyhttp://oculartraumacon.com/
Asia Pacific Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeryhttps://apsoprs.org
Asia Pacific Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology Society (APSPOS)http://www.apspos.org
Asia Pediatric Ophthalmologists Association (APOA)http://www.apspos.org/
Asia-Pacific Society of Eye Genetics
Assistance for Development of Modern Ophthalmology (ADMO)http://www.admounion.org.az
Association of Ophthalmologists of Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Association of Ophthalmologists of Latvia
Austrian Ophthalmological Societyhttp://www.augen.at
Azerbaijan Society of Ophthalmologists (ASO)www.aso.az
Bahrain Ophthalmological Association
Benin Society of Ophthalmology
Black Sea Ophthalmological Societywww.bs-os.org
Bolivian Society of Ophthalmologywww.sociedadbolivianadeoftalmologia.org
Brazilian Council of Ophthalmologywww.cbo.com.br
Bulgarian Society of Ophthalmologyhttp://eyesobg.org
Burkina Faso Society of Ophthalmology (SBO)
Burundi Ophthalmological Societywww.bos.bi
Cambodian Ophthalmological Societywww.cambodiacos.com
Cameroonian Society of Ophthalmology
Canadian Glaucoma Society (AGS)http://cgs-scg.org
Canadian Ophthalmological Societyhttp://www.cos-sco.ca
Chilean Society of Ophthalmologyhttp://www.sochiof.cl
Chinese Ophthalmological Societywww.cma.org.cn
College of Ophthalmologists for Eastern, Central and Southern Africa (COECSA)http://www.coecsa.org
College of Ophthalmologists of Hong Kong (COHK)http://www.hkam.org.hk/colleges/oph.htm
College of Ophthalmologists of Sri Lankahttp://www.cosl.lk
Colombian Society of Ophthalmologyhttp://www.socoftal.com
Congolese Society of Ophthalmology
Cuban Society of Ophthalmologyhttp://www.sld.cu/sitios/sco
Cyprus Ophthalmological Societyhttps://www.cyos.org/
Czech Ophthalmological Societyhttp://www.oftalmologie.com
Danish Ophthalmological Societyhttp://www.dansk-oftalmologisk-selskab.dk
Dominican Society of Ophthalmologyhttp://www.sdo.org.do
Ecuadorian Society of Ophthalmology
Egyptian Ophthalmological Society (EOS)http://eos1902.org
Emirates Society of Ophthalmologyhttps://eso2021.com/
Estonian Ophthalmological Societywww.eos.ee
EuroLam Retinahttps://www.eurolam.org
European Association for Vision and Eye Research (EVER)http://everassociation.org
European Board of Ophthalmology (EBO)http://www.ebo-online.org
European Glaucoma Societyhttp://www.eugs.org
European Pediatric Ophthalmological Society (EPOS)http://www.epos-focus.org
European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS)http://www.escrs.org
European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ESPORS)http://www.esoprs.eu
European Society of Retina Specialists (EURETINA)http://www.euretina.org
European Strabismological Association (ESA)http://www.esa-strabismology.com
Finnish Ophthalmological Societywww.silmalaakariyhdistys.fi
French Society of Ophthalmology (SFO)http://www.sfo.asso.fr
Gabonese Society of Ophthalmology
Georgian National Ophthalmology Societyhttps://www.igos.ge
German Society of Ophthalmology (DOG)http://www.dog.org
Global Alliance of Eye Bank Associations (GAEBA)http://www.gaeba.org
Global Eye Genetics Consortiumhttp://gegc.org
Guatemalan Society of Ophthalmologyhttp://www.agogt.org/
Haitian Society of Ophthalmologyhttp://web-sho.org
Hellenic Opthalmological Societyhttp://www.eyenet.gr
Honduran Ophthalmology Society
Hong Kong Ophthalmological Societyhttp://www.hkos.org.hk
Hungarian Ophthalmological Societyhttp://szemorvostarsasag.hu
Icelandic Ophthalmological Society
Indonesian Ophthalmologists Association (IOA-Perdami)http://www.perdami.or.id
International Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (IJCAHPO)www.ijcahpo.org
International Medical Contact Lens Council (IMCLC)
International Ocular Inflammation Society (IOIS)https://www.iois.info
International Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Council (IPOSC)http://www.iposc.org
International Society for Genetic Eye Diseases and Retinoblastoma (ISGEDR)http://www.isgedr.com
International Society of Geographic and Epidemiologic Ophthalmology (ESGEO)http://www.isgeo.co.uk
International Society of Ocular Oncology (ISOO)http://www.isoo.org
International Society of Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (ISOPRS)http://www.isoprs.org
International Society of Ophthalmic Pathology (ISOP)www.isop-new.com
International Strabismological Association (ISA)http://www.isahome.org
International Uveitis Study Group (IUSG)http://www.iusg.net
Iranian Society of Ophthalmologyhttp://www.irso.org
Iraqi Ophthalmological Societywww.iraqieyes.9f.com
Irish College of Ophthalmologistshttp://www.eyedoctors.ie
Israel Ophthalmology Society (IOS)www.ophthalmology.org.il
Italian Ophthalmological Society (SOI)http://www.soiweb.com
Ivory Coast Society of Ophthalmology
Japanese Ophthalmological Societyhttp://www.nichigan.or.jp
Jordanian Ophthalmological Societyhttp://www.osj.org.jo
Korean Ophthalmological Societyhttp://www.ophthalmology.org
Kosovo Association of Ophthalmologists
Laos Society of Ophthalmology
Lebanese Ophthalmological Societywww.los-lb.com
Lithuanian Ophthalmological Societyhttp://www.akiudraugija.lt
Madagascar Society of Ophthalmology
Malawi Ophthalmological Society
Malaysian Society of Ophthalmologyhttp://mso.org.my
Malian Society of Ophthalmology
Mauritanian Society of Ophthalmology
Mexican Society of Ophthalmologyhttp://www.smo.org.mx
Mongolian Ophthalmologists Societywww.mon-ophth.mn
Moroccan Ophthalmology Societyhttp://www.smo.ma/
Mozambique College of Ophthalmologywww.ordemdosmedicos.org.mz
Myanmar Ophthalmic Societyhttps://eyemyanmar.com/myanmar-ophthalmic-society
National Institute for Prevention of Amblyopia
Nepal Ophthalmic Societyhttp://www.nos.com.np
Netherlands Ophthalmological Societyhttp://www.oogheelkunde.org
Nigerien Society of Ophthalmology (SNO)http://www.sno.ne
Norwegian Ophthalmological Societyhttp://legeforeningen.no/Fagmed/Norsk-oftalmologisk-forening/
Oman Ophthalmic Societyhttps://www.omanophthalmicsociety.org
Ophthalmic Oncology Group (OOG)www.oogeu.com
Ophthalmological Association of Costa Ricahttp://www.oftalmologiacostarica.com
Ophthalmological Association of South Sudanwww.eyesudan.com
Ophthalmological Society of Bangladeshhttp://osb.com.bd
Ophthalmological Society of Ethiopiawww.ose.org.et
Ophthalmological Society of Ghanawww.os-ghana.org
Ophthalmological Society of Jamaicahttp://www.ophthalsj.com/
Ophthalmological Society of Nigeriahttp://osnig.org
Ophthalmological Society of Pakistanhttp://ospcentre.com
Ophthalmological Society of South Africa (OSSA)www.ossa.co.za
Ophthalmological Society of the West Indies (OSWI)http://www.oswinet.org
Ophthalmological Society of Zimbabwehttp://www.osoz.co.zw
Pacific Eye Care Society (PacEYES)http://www.paceyes.org/home
Palestinian Ophthalmological Societywww.oyoon.ps
Pan Albanian Association of Ophthalmologyhttps://paao.al/
Panamanian Ophthalmology Society
Pan-American Retina & Vitreous Society (PRVS)www.sprv.org
Paraguayan Society of Ophthalmologywww.spo.org.py
Peruvian Society of Ophthalmologyhttp://www.spo.org.pe
Philippine Academy of Ophthalmologyhttp://www.pao.org.ph
Polish Ophthalmological Societyhttp://www.pto.com.pl
Portuguese Society of Ophthalmologyhttp://www.spoftalmologia.pt
Puerto Rican Ophthalmology Societyhttp://www.oftalmologiapr.org
Refractive Surgery Alliance Society (RSA)https://www.RefractiveAlliance.com
Romanian Society of Ophthalmologyhttp://www.oftalmologia.ro
Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO)http://www.ranzco.edu
Royal College of Ophthalmologists of Thailandwww.rcopt.org
Royal College of Ophthalmologists of the UKhttp://www.rcophth.ac.uk
Russian Society of Ophthalmologistshttp://www.oor.ru
Rwanda Ophthalmology Society (ROS)https://www.riio.org/our-story
SAARC Academy of Ophthalmology (SAO)http://sao.org.in
Salvadoran Association of Ophthalmologyhttp://www.oftalmologos.org
Saudi Ophthalmological Society (SOS)http://www.sos.org.sa
Senegalese Ophthalmological Society
Serbian Association of Ophthalmologists
Singapore Society of Ophthalmologyhttp://www.ssophth.org
Slovak Ophthalmological Society
Slovenian Society of Ophthalmologyhttp://www.zos-szd.si/
Société Africaine Francophone d'Ophtalmologie (SAFO)http://safo-info.org
South African Society of Oculoplastic Surgeons (SASOPS)www.sasops.co.za
South-East European Ophthalmological Societyhttp://www.seeos.eu
Spanish Society of Ophthalmologywww.oftalmoseo.com
Swedish Ophthalmological Societyhttp://www.swedeye.org
Swiss Society of Ophthalmologyhttps://www.sog-sso.ch
Syrian Ophthalmological Societyhttps://sos-sy.com
Tanzania Ophthalmology Societyhttps://tos.or.tz/
The Eye and Contact Lens Association (ECLA)http://www.clao.org
The Macula Societyhttp://www.maculasociety.org
The Ophthalmological Society of Taiwan (TOS)http://www.oph.org.tw
The Retina Societyhttp://www.retinasociety.org
Togo Society of Ophthalmology
Tunisian Ophthalmological Societyhttp://www.stoph.org.tn
Turkish Ophthalmological Associationhttp://www.todnet.org
Turkish Republics Ophthalmology Society (TROS)www.tcod-tros.org
Uganda Ophthalmological Societyhttp://osu.ug/
Ukrainian Society of Ophthalmologistswww.tou.org.ua
Uruguayan Association of Ophthalmologists (ASUO)http://www.asuo.org.uy
Uzbek Scientific Ophthalmology Societyhttps://aoru.uz/home/
Vietnam Ophthalmological Societyhttp://www.hoinhankhoa.vn
Women In Ophthalmology (WIO)http://www.wioonline.org
World Glaucoma Association (WGA)http://www.worldglaucoma.org
Yemeni Ophthalmological Society
Young Ophthalmologists Society of Indiahttps://www.facebook.com/YOSIMembers/
Zambia Ophthalmological Societywww.zambiaophthalmologicalsociety.org
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