PAAO 2023 in photos

PAAO 2023 in Photos From the overflowing exhibit hall to the inspiring lectures, PAAO 2023 was an unforgettable experience. To everyone who attended, participated, and helped make it a huge success – from the ophthalmologists, allied health professionals,...

2023 Prize and Award Winners

Prize and Award winners to be recognized during the 35th Pan-American Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

2023 Named Lectures

Named Lectures scheduled during the 35th Pan-American Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

PAAO President’s Message

February 2023

Encouraging Submissions to Advance Eye Health in the Americas…
The Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology (PAAO) is proud to serve as a hub for ophthalmologists in the Americas, promoting the advancement of ophthalmology and visual sciences, and advocating for eye health at the regional and international levels.

Leadership Course 2023

The Pan-American Curso de Liderazgo is preparing the best young ophthalmologists to take leadership roles in their community and professional organizations. See what they did at the January 2023 work session.

Dr. Alice R. McPherson (1926-2023)

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of an icon. On January 16, 2022, Dr. Alice R. McPherson passed away after a short time in hospice care. She was a pioneer, a humanitarian, an educator and a philanthropist, in ophthalmology, in her field of retina, and in the Pan-American. She will be missed.