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Children's Eye Foundation of AAPOS

The Children's Eye Foundation of AAPOS is an organization that is dedicated to ensuring that all children receive proper medical care and to encouraging more physicians to enter the field of pediatric ophthalmology.

Children's Eye Foundation of AAPOS

American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Ophthalmology

The AAP Section on Ophthalmology is dedicated to improving the care of infants, children and adolescents by providing an educational forum for the discussion of problems and treatments related to ophthalmologic conditions in children.

American Academy of Pediatrics

Eye Care America

EyeCare America is a public service program of the Foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Our mission is to preserve sight by raising awareness about eye disease and providing access to medical eye care.

Eye Care America


Cyber-Sight is a means for connecting people via the internet in their efforts to provide quality eye care leading ultimately to the elimination of avoidable blindness.


The American Association of Certified Orthoptists (AACO)

AACO is a membership organization with a mission to promote and advance the professional and educational competence of orthoptists. The AACO is governed and administrated by member orthoptists.

American Association of Certified Orthoptists

The International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO)

The ICO works with ophthalmologic societies, ophthalmologists and others to enhance ophthalmic education and the provision of eye care in order to preserve and protect vision for all people worldwide.

International Council of Ophthalmology


International Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Council (IPOSC) is a Council of National and Supranational organizations working together to preserve and restore eye health and enhance visual function in children, and ocular alignment and binocularity in children and adults throughout the world. Learn more about criteria for membership.

IPOSC goals:
  1. Promote programs and research to reduce childhood blindness, treat vision impairment in children, and improve ocular alignment in children and adults
  2. Encourage the development of institutions and trained practitioners to achieve the mission
  3. Assist educational efforts to fulfill the mission through improved education of practitioners and the public
  4. Provide effective communications between national and supra-national societies to achieve the mission
  5. Facilitate collaboration with international foundations and non-governmental organizations to promote and enhance eye care



ORBIS International prevents and treats blindness by providing quality eye care to transform lives. ORBIS provides the tools, training, and technology necessary for local partners to develop their own capacity to provide quality eye care services that are affordable, accessible and sustainable. ORBIS is dedicated to saving sight and eliminating avoidable blindness worldwide.

Orbis International