21 August 2015
India will host the world's largest gathering of optometry and eye care professionals at Hyderabad, 11- 13 September 2017.
17 August 2015
The World Council of Optometry (WCO) has announced the recipients of three prestigious international awards recognising outstanding contributions to optometry. The announcement was made during the WCO/FEDEPTO 1st World Congress of Optometry, 14 16 August in Medellin in Colombia.
13 August 2015
The World Council of Optometry (WCO) and the Colombian Federation of Optometrists (FEDOPTO), organisers of the 1st World Congress of Optometry, are delighted to announce Alcon as platinum sponsor of the event. The Congress takes place from 14 - 16 August in Medellin, Colombia, and is the first global event to encompass all aspects of optometry in order to share knowledge, explore clinical and technological innovation and establish an agreed holistic policy for the sector and for the future of accessible eye care.
6 July 2015
Nominations for The Paul Berman Young Leader Award have been extended to Monday 13 July 2015
16 June 2015
e recent earthquakes in Nepal have left more than 8800 people dead and 23,000 injured. There has also been catastrophic damage to infrastructure and property. Many people have lost or broken their glasses and the significant amount of dust has caused or exacerbated eye and vision problems.
3 June 2015
Notice is hereby given of the next General Delegates' Meeting to be held on Sunday 16 August 2015 in Medellin, Colombia
3 June 2015
We are pleased to advise that the WCO will be moving headquarters to the American Optometric Association (AOA) in St Louis, Missouri this autumn.
6 May 2015
We are delighted to announce that Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Companies is to be the headline sponsor of the 1st World Congress of Optometry 14 16 August 2015 in Medellin, Colombia.