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Circle of Vision

Circle of Vision


The Pan-American Ophthalmological Foundation’s Circle of Vision was established to acknowledge those individual members, industry partners and foundations who give an annual leadership gift to the Foundation. Gifts to the Circle of Vision help the Pan-American to expand its education and prevention of blindness programs throughout the Americas and beyond.

Contributions to the Circle of Vision have been instrumental in helping the PAAO remain a leader in providing sight-saving ophthalmic knowledge and skills to thousands of ophthalmologists who are working daily to improve the quality of eye care and prevent blindness. This year, we want not only to continue to offer these educational opportunities but to increase the number of educational scholarships and awards available.

Click here to see the Circle of Vision Donor Wall


Your gift to the Circle of Vision will not only serve to advance the Foundation’s mission but will also demonstrate the strength of your commitment to the Pan-American and underscore the leading role you are playing in helping to sustain the organization today and in the future.

Contributions: There are several different levels of membership but the minimum annual contribution to be a member of this prestigious leadership group is US$1,000. This membership contribution will be for the calendar year and must be paid by December 31.

Circle of Vision Member Benefits:

  • Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology membership dues are included in the Circle of Vision contribution (first time donors only).
  • Special name recognition on the Circle of Vision "Donor Wall" featured on the PAAO/PAOF portal.
  • Acknowledgment in the PAAO’s monthly electronic newsletter, eVision.
  • Executive Updates sent quarterly from the PAAO President and PAOF Chair
  • Distinguished Circle of Vision Member lapel pin
  • Guest Invitation to PAOF’s Annual Circle of Vision Member Recognition Luncheon in held during the annual AAO meeting
  • Admittance to the Circle of Vision Hospitality Suite during the Pan-American Congress


Join the Circle of Vision Today

Click here to donate online or Click here to download the contribution form

If you would like to pay your contribution on a semi-annually, quarterly or monthly basis, please download the Circle of Vision Contribution Form and return the completed form by fax to Terri Grassi at 817-275-3961 USA, by email to milena.razack@paao.org or by mail to PAOF, 1301 S. Bowen Road, Suite 450, Arlington, TX 76013 USA. You may also join by calling +817-275-7553 USA..

Thank You!

The Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology (PAAO) offers you the opportunity to reach across countries and cultures to build life-long relationships with other colleagues who are deeply committed to sharing new ways to standardize and advance ophthalmic knowledge and skills for the improvement of patient care.


To USA taxpayers: Your donation to the Pan-American Ophthalmological Foundation (PAOF) is considered a charitable donation.  The PAOF’s tax ID number is 94-2733047 and is a 501(c)(3) entity.

For more information about the Circle of Vision, please contact us at (817) 275-7553 or at info@paao.org.


PAAO Main Office - 1301 S Bowen Road #450 - Arlington TX 76013 USA
Tel: 817-275-7553 Fax: 817-275-3961 Email: info@paao.org