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PAAO President’s Message

December 2019

“I will honor the holidays in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.” – Charles Dickens

The year 2019 which is about to end was a memorable one for the PAAO. This great success should be totally attributed to the incredible work of…

PAAO President’s Message

November 2019

With members in more than 35 countries, the PAAO provides a forum for professionals from all over the world to gather and focus on ways to standardize and improve ophthalmic knowledge and skills for the improvement of patient care.
– PAAO Mission Statement

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Message from the PAOF Chair

My Dear Colleagues, I would like to end this year with a note of gratitude to all my colleagues, friends and family who have supported the Pan-American and its education and prevention of blindness initiatives.  This year the Pan-American launched several new programs...

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New Pan-American Programs in 2019

Several exciting Pan-American programs where launched in 2019.  Take a look.Enrique Graue Wiechers Award for Transformational LeadershipDr. Eduardo Alfonso of Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Florida USA, received the first Enrique Graue Wiechers Award for...

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November Message from the PAOF Chair

Pan-American Research Day provides an opportunity for ophthalmologists and other vision researchers from around the world to present their work. For many, it is the first time…

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