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We are pleased to announce that the 38th APAO Congress is due to go ahead as a full face to face conference at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC), Malaysia from 23 – 26 February 2023, under the theme of “Reconnect and Collaborate”, with an expected attendance of over 5,000 delegates.


Registration is now available at https://congress.apaophth.org. Join us now and we look forward to seeing you soon!

APAO sessions in WOC2022® Virtual

The 38th World Ophthalmology Congress (WOC2022®) of the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) will take place online from 9th to 12th September 2022. During 4 science-packed days, top experts in all fields of ophthalmology will connect from around the globe to shape the future of eye care. The robust conference program will feature 175 innovative sessions and an average of 10 hours of live and engaging content per day! Click to learn more

APAO Named Awards to be presented at WOC2022® Virtual Congress

Each year, outstanding ophthalmologists are recognized for their contributions to advancing ophthalmology and eye care in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond. We are proud to recognize the following individuals with the APAO Named Awards to be presented at the WOC2022® Virtual Congress. Click to learn more >

APAO 2023 Scientific Program Committee

The Scientific Program Committee are fully committed to developing a world-class scientific program for our APAO 2023 Congress. In addition to the 16 ophthalmic subspecialty programs, there is a 120-minute Wet Lab course to provide a comprehensive introduction and hands-on experience on the various levels of surgeries or procedures in ophthalmology.
Please visit here for more updates!

APAO 60th Anniversary Commemorative Video – Ophthalmologist Heroes

In 1958, APAO started out as one of the pioneers of modern visual science. Since then, we have continue to grow to meet the eye care challenges in the Asia-Pacific region, and we have much of which to be proud. But first of all, let’s recognize the leaders that have developed APAO over the past 60 years.