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Essential Ophthalmic Resources: Associations and Organizations

Associations, Organizations, and Societies

American Academy of Ophthalmology

American Academy of Optometry

American Association For Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

American Optometric Association

American Optometric Student Association

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

American Society of Retina Specialists

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalomology (ARVO)

Association of Optometric Contact Lens Educators

Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry

Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry (ASCO)

Association of Vision Science Librarians

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

Canadian Association of Optometrists

College of Optometrists in Vision Development

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH)

Contact Lens Society of America

Doheny Eye Institute

Eye and Contact Lens Association

Glaucoma Research Foundation

Imaging and Perimetry Society

International Association of Contact Lens Educators (IACLE)

International Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (IJCAHPO)

International Society for Eye Research


National Academy of Opticianry

National Board of Examiners in Optometry

National Eye Institute

National Optometric Association

North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society (NANOS)


Opticians Association of America

ORBIS International: Saving Sight Worldwide

Perkins School for the Blind

Prevent Blindness America

Retina International

Scheie Eye Institute

Schepens Eye Research Institute

Syndicat National des Ophthalmologistes de France (SNOF)

Tilganga Eye Centre

Unite for Sight, Inc.

Vision Council

Vision 2020: The Right to Sight

Vision Sciences Society

VOSH/International : Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity

VSP Vision Eyes of Hope

Wills Eye Hospital

World Council of Optometry

World Health Organization