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PAAO President’s Message

September 2020

We should join the PAAO for three main reasons: the three E’s. Education, Enlightenment, and Enjoyment.
– Dr. Carol Shields

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.

Campus PAAO

New Courses

Management of vitreous loss in cataract surgery

OCT angiography



PAAO 2022

The next PAAO congress will be in  Buenos Aires!

13-16 April 2022

Lo Mejor de la Academia en Español

has gone virtual

5 Dec 2020

Free Registration

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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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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

Saturday Dec 5th

Free Registration!

Pan-American International Symposium

Education on Demand

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Paao Congress 2019

PAAO 2022

Get Ready for the Congress

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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for education.