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Ophthalmology Basic Sciences Course 2021

The Guillermo Picó Santiago Basic Course of Ophthalmology 2021 will be virtual. The course is sponsored by the Pan American Ophthalmology Association and the University of Puerto Rico.

Scholarship Experience – Fabiola Jerez

My name is Fabiola Jerez from Honduras. I received a BCC Training Scholarship from the PAAO and PAOF.

2019 Kayser Global Award Progress Report

Dr. Mary Elizabeth Hartnett received the 2019 Paul Kayser Global Award in 2019 for her work “Toward a Safe and Effective Treatment for Retinopathy of Prematurity”. This is the progress report.

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New Courses

Management of vitreous loss in cataract surgery

OCT angiography


PAAO 2021 has been POSTPONED

The next PAAO congress will be in  Buenos Aires!

Stay Tuned for more information

Message from the PAOF Chair

Dear Colleagues, We are still facing the challenge of the pandemic.  In North America, schools and universities are starting up again.  We must continue to move forward, and I am confident that we will successfully come through this pandemic if we stay positive and collectively help and support each other.

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Message from the PAOF Chair

Dear Colleagues, Big challenges demand great leadership. During this extended difficult time of COVID-19, the Pan-American has shown great leadership in seeking the positive by promoting different educational activities via Campus PAAO …

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Message from the PAOF Chair

Dear Colleagues: When the Coronavirus epidemic began, we thought it would cycle through in a few weeks or a short couple of months. Then it turned into a pandemic and now it is proving that its impact is going to be longer, broader and deeper than anyone could have...

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Our Mission

The mission of the Pan-American Association
of Ophthalmology is the prevention of blindness through lifelong education and cultural exchange among ophthalmologists in the Western Hemisphere.

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Online Courses

Upcoming meetings

Lo Mejor 2020

Monday Nov 16th

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Pan-American International Symposium

Education on Demand

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Paao Congress 2019

PAAO 2022

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in BA Argentina!

The Power of the Pan-American Network

The Power of The Pan-American Network

The Pan-American Journal of Ophthalmology

The Pan-American
Ophthalmological Foundation

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