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…

Help identify the Great Challenges in Global Eye Health

On behalf of the Lancet Commission on Global Eye Health, Professor Matthew Burton and Professor Hannah Faal would like to invite PAAO members to participate in a study aimed at identifying the “great challenges” in global eye health.

PAAO-YO Lounge at Congress

We are excited to announce a new PAAO-YO activity!  With the generous support from Johnson & Johnson Vision, a PAAO-YO Lounge is being organized to provide a place for Young Ophthalmologists from all over the world to meet, to network, to exchange scientific...


Over 200 ophthalmologists and researchers from 16 countries around the world participated in the 2019 Pan-American Research Day which took place in Saturday, April 27, Vancouver, Canada, co-sponsored by ARVO, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology....