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

ICO World Ophthalmology Congress®



World Ophthalmology Congress® (WOC) of the International Council of Ophthalmology

The ICO WOC is held in a different region every two years and provides an international audience of ophthalmologists with:

  • A scientific program addressing all subspecialties and related interests in ophthalmology
  • The opportunity to network with recognized international leaders and professionals
  • An exhibition featuring the latest products and services in the field.


The ICO WOC is the longest continuous international medical meeting, first held in 1857. Revenues from the World Ophthalmology Congress® support a wide range of ICO initiatives and programs.


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