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31st Best of the Academy in Spanish

You are all welcome to the 31º Lo Mejor de la Academia en Español 2017 (31st The Best of the Academy in Spanish 2017). The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) meeting will conclude on Tuesday, with Lo Mejor de la Academia being held on Wednesday, Nov. 15 from 8...

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Interview with Dr. Francisco Contreras

Mrs. Laura Malkin-Stuart interviews Dr. Francisco Contreras during the Pan-American Congress in Lima, Peru. English transcription of the interview is available below. (5:08) Interview with Dr. Contreras - Congress PAAO 2017 (Lima, Peru) I am with one of my favorite...

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Interview with Dr. Hugh Taylor

Dr. Hugh Taylor (Australia), President of the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO), talks about the ties between the PAAO and the ICO. (In English)  ...

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2017-2018 PAAO Leadership Development Course Announced

We are pleased to announce that the following individuals and societies have been accepted into the 2017-2018 Curso de Liderazgo (Leadership Development Course): Dra. Adriana Andrea Solano (Colombia) - Pan-American Society of Pediatric Ophthalmology (SOPLA) Dr....

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World Sight Day

World Sight Day is an event to raise awareness about the need of having a strategy to prevent visual impairment through the development of funded programs. This year, the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) will deliver data on...

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