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The International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) represents and serves professional associations of ophthalmologists throughout the world. It works with ophthalmologic societies and others to enhance ophthalmic education and improve access
As an organisation, the ICO acts as a coordinating body and central point for global ophthalmology by collaborating with other groups of organisations. It has 143 national, regional and subspecialty member societies from around the world. These are all members of the ICO and include the Royal College of Ophthalmologists. In addition, other collaborating organisations including the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB), as well as the supranational ophthalmic organisations, are all linked with the ICO.