AAO 2019 Highlights

Here are some of the highlights from the PAAO activities at the 2019 Academy.

The Inaugural PAAO-YO program in Cancun

This year the Pan-American Congress of Ophthalmology meeting had a touch of innovation as the PAAO-YO Committee, lead by Drs. Camila Ventura and Jorge Fortun, launched the first PAAO-YO program in Cancun, Mexico. It was a huge success!

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....

Plan Now to Attend PAAO Cancun 2019

The XXXIV Pan American Congress of Ophthalmology will be held at the Cancun Convention Center, Mexico, from May 25 to 29, 2019. This will be the sixth time that our country is hosting the most important academic event in the Americas: in 1952 the Fourth Congress was...