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ICO Membership



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)
Afghanistan Society of
Albanian Ophthalmological Society (SHOSH)
Algerian Ophthalmological
All India Ophthalmological Society
All-Russian Association of Ophthalmologists
American Association of Ophthalmic Oncologists and Pathologists (AAOOP)
American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS)
Argentine Council of Ophthalmology
Argentinian Society of Ophthalmology (SAO)
Asia Pacific Glaucoma Society (APGS)
Asia Pacific Ophthalmic Trauma Society
Asia Pacific Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Asia Pacific Strabismus and Pediatric Ophthalmology Society (APSPOS)
Asia Pediatric Ophthalmologists Association (APOA)
Asia-Pacific Society of Eye Genetics
Assistance for Development of Modern Ophthalmology (ADMO)
Association of Ophthalmologists of Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Association of Ophthalmologists of Latvia
Autoinflammatory Diseases Alliance (AIDA) Network
Austrian Ophthalmological Society
Azerbaijan Society of Ophthalmologists (ASO)
Bahrain Ophthalmological Association
Benin Society of Ophthalmology
Black Sea Ophthalmological
Bolivian Society of
Brazilian Council of
Bulgarian Society of Ophthalmology
Burkina Faso Society of Ophthalmology (SBO)
Burundi Ophthalmological
Cambodian Ophthalmological
Cameroonian Society of Ophthalmology
Canadian Glaucoma Society (AGS)
Canadian Ophthalmological Society
Chilean Society of Ophthalmology
Chinese Ophthalmological
College of Ophthalmologists for Eastern, Central and Southern Africa (COECSA)
College of Ophthalmologists of Hong Kong (COHK)
College of Ophthalmologists of Sri Lanka
Colombian Society of Ophthalmology
Congolese Society of Ophthalmology
Cuban Society of Ophthalmology
Cyprus Ophthalmological Society
Czech Ophthalmological Society
Danish Ophthalmological Society
Dominican Society of Ophthalmology
Ecuadorian Society of Ophthalmology
Egyptian Ophthalmological Society (EOS)
Emirates Society of Ophthalmology
Estonian Ophthalmological
EuroLam Retina
European Association for Vision and Eye Research (EVER)
European Board of Ophthalmology (EBO)
European Glaucoma Society
European Pediatric Ophthalmological Society (EPOS)
European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS)
European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ESPORS)
European Society of Retina Specialists (EURETINA)
European Strabismological Association (ESA)
Finnish Ophthalmological
French Society of Ophthalmology (SFO)
Gabonese Society of Ophthalmology
Georgian National Ophthalmology Society
German Society of Ophthalmology (DOG)
Global Alliance of Eye Bank Associations (GAEBA)
Global Eye Genetics Consortium
Guatemalan Society of Ophthalmology
Haitian Society of Ophthalmology
Hellenic Opthalmological Society
Honduran Ophthalmology Society
Hong Kong Ophthalmological Society
Hungarian Ophthalmological Society
Icelandic Ophthalmological Society
Indian Paediatric Glaucoma
Indonesian Ophthalmologists Association (IOA-Perdami)
International Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (IJCAHPO)
International Medical Contact Lens Council (IMCLC)
International Ocular Inflammation Society (IOIS)
International Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Council (IPOSC)
International Society for Low Vision Research and Rehabilitation (ISLRR)
International Society for Genetic Eye Diseases and Retinoblastoma (ISGEDR)
International Society of Geographic and Epidemiologic Ophthalmology (ESGEO)
International Society of Ocular Oncology (ISOO)
International Society of Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (ISOPRS)
International Society of Ophthalmic Pathology (ISOP)
International Strabismological Association (ISA)
International Uveitis Study Group (IUSG)
Iranian Society of Ophthalmology
Iraqi Ophthalmological
Irish College of Ophthalmologists
Italian Association of Ophthalmologists (AIMO)
Israel Ophthalmology Society (IOS)
Italian Ophthalmological Society (SOI)
Italian Society of Ophthalmological Sciences (SISO)
Ivory Coast Society of Ophthalmology
Japanese Ophthalmological Society
Jordanian Ophthalmological Society
Korean Ophthalmological Society
Kosovo Association of Ophthalmologists
Laos Society of Ophthalmology
Lebanese Ophthalmological
Lithuanian Ophthalmological Society
Madagascar Society of Ophthalmology
Malawi Ophthalmological Society
Malaysian Society of Ophthalmology
Malian Society of Ophthalmology
Mauritanian Society of Ophthalmology
Mexican Society of Ophthalmology
Mongolian Ophthalmologists
Moroccan Ophthalmology Society
Mozambique College of
Myanmar Ophthalmic Society
National Institute for Prevention of Amblyopia
Nepal Ophthalmic Society
Netherlands Ophthalmological Society
Nigerien Society of Ophthalmology (SNO)
Norwegian Ophthalmological Society
Oman Ophthalmic Society
Ophthalmic Oncology Group (OOG)
Ophthalmological Association of Costa Rica
Ophthalmological Association of South
Ophthalmological Society of Bangladesh
Ophthalmological Society of
Ophthalmological Society of
Ophthalmological Society of Jamaica
Ophthalmological Society of Nigeria
Ophthalmological Society of Pakistan
Ophthalmological Society of South Africa (OSSA)
Ophthalmological Society of the West Indies (OSWI)
Ophthalmological Society of Zimbabwe
Pacific Eye Care Society (PacEYES)
Palestinian Ophthalmological
Pan Albanian Association of Ophthalmology
Panamanian Ophthalmology Society
Pan-American Retina & Vitreous Society (PRVS)
Paraguayan Society of
Peruvian Society of Ophthalmology
Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology
Polish Ophthalmological Society
Portuguese Society of Ophthalmology
Puerto Rican Ophthalmology Society
Refractive Surgery Alliance Society (RSA)
Romanian Society of Ophthalmology
Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO)
Royal College of Ophthalmologists of
Royal College of Ophthalmologists of the UK
Russian Society of Ophthalmologists
Rwanda Ophthalmology Society (ROS)
SAARC Academy of Ophthalmology (SAO)
Salvadoran Association of Ophthalmology
Saudi Ophthalmological Society (SOS)
Senegalese Ophthalmological Society
Serbian Association of Ophthalmologists
Singapore Society of Ophthalmology
Slovak Ophthalmological Society
Slovenian Society of Ophthalmology
Société Africaine Francophone d'Ophtalmologie (SAFO)
South African Society of Oculoplastic Surgeons (SASOPS)
South-East European Ophthalmological Society
Spanish Society of
Swedish Ophthalmological Society
Swiss Society of Ophthalmology
Syrian Ophthalmological Society
Tanzania Ophthalmology Society
The Eye and Contact Lens Association (ECLA)
The Macula Society
The Ophthalmological Society of Taiwan (TOS)
The Retina Society
Togo Society of Ophthalmology
Tunisian Ophthalmological Society
Turkish Ophthalmological Association
Turkish Republics Ophthalmology Society (TROS)
Uganda Ophthalmological Society
Ukrainian Society of
Uruguayan Association of Ophthalmologists (ASUO)
Uzbek Scientific Ophthalmology Society
Vietnam Ophthalmological Society
Women In Ophthalmology (WIO)
World Glaucoma Association (WGA)
Yemeni Ophthalmological Society
Young Ophthalmologists Society of India
Zambia Ophthalmological
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