Ophthalmology Basic Sciences Course 2022
The Guillermo Picó Santiago Basic Course of Ophthalmology 2022 will be virtual. The course is sponsored by the Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology and the University of Puerto Rico.
Richard & Chita Abbott Young Leader Award for 2021 Announced
Yazmin Baez (Dominican Republic) selected for her Curso project “Incorporate the use of NEO2 Blend in the NICU to reduce de risk of ROP".
ROP Day 2021
INTERNATIONAL RETINOPATHY OF PREMATURITY DAY SPROP reminds that on August 8 International ROP Day was created. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the purpose of this date is to put the spotlight on premature births and one of its risks is retinopathy...
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.
2019 Kayser Global Award Progress Report
Dr. Mary Elizabeth Hartnett received the 2019 Paul Kayser Global Award in 2019 for her work “Toward a Safe and Effective Treatment for Retinopathy of Prematurity”. This is the progress report.
PAAO-YO Research (September): Miguel Angel Vázquez Membrillo
Dr. Miguel Angel Vázquez Membrillo, Vitreoretinal specialist at the Instituto Mexicano de Oftalmología I.A.P., in Mexico City, Mexico, has recently published an article. Below are the salient points and link to the article.>
PAAO-YO Research (August): Camila Ventura
Dr. Camila Ventura, a Retina specialist and Director of Research at Altino Ventura Foundation (FAV) and HOPE Eye Hospital in Recife, Brazil, has recently published two articles. Below are the salient points and links to the articles.>
Scholarship Experience – Returning home to COVID: Dhariana Acon
It’s been 3 months since I moved back to Costa Rica after finishing my one-year of Pediatric Retina training at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute (BPEI), Miam...
SOPANOP Scholarship Experience: Gerardo Graue-Moreno MD
In 2013, I was lucky to be part of the first generation to receive the scholarship from the SOPANOP and the PAAO, sponsored by Allergan, to go for one month in an internationally prestigious center of oculoplastics in the United States or Europe...