AAPOS Partners

AAPOS Partners 

International Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus LogoIPOSC 

The 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

ORBIS LogoORBIS 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.


Cybersight for International Sites

Cybersite logoORBIS Cybersight may provide a learning platform that will enhance regular communication between international programs and AAPOS visiting faculty. It also allows students access to comprehensive learning material in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus completely free of charge.


Knights Templar Eye Foundation

Knights Templar Eye Foundation Banner Image

Knights Templar Eye Foundation partnered with EyeCare America and the foundation of the American Academy of Opthalmology to support Ophthalmologists with research and education. 


Tianjin Eye Hospital

AAPOS has been in long-term negotiation with Tianjin Eye Hospital (TJEH) for the purpose of assisting with an Education Program in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus at that institution. 

Tianjin Fellowship Program

Tianjin Eye Hospital is the premier center for strabismus and pediatric ophthalmology in China.