Latin America Guide to Primary Open Angle Glaucoma

Glaucoma is the third leading cause of blindness in the world, after cataract, and it causes irreversible vision loss, in contrast to cataract which is reversible. The most frequent variants of the disease are open angle and angle-closure glaucoma, with open angle glaucoma being the most common in Latin America. The risk of blindness depends…

Onchocerciasis Advocacy Document

For over 40 years, a large global partnership has been battling river blindness (the medical term is onchocerciasis), one of the most devastating of the neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). Huge progress has been made to control the disease; however, it remains among the most prevalent of the NTDs and continues to cause visual impairment, blindness…

A Global Compendium on Good Practice: Integrated care for diabetes and eye health

“Integrated care for diabetes and eye health: A global compendium of good practice” documents a series of “real world” case studies that showcase current initiatives to advance integrated care for DR across the spectrum of health promotion, prevention, early intervention and treatment in a range of different contexts and resource settings. The compendium has been designed…

School Eye Health Guidelines

The IAPB School Eye Health Workgroup has released the “Standard Guidelines for Comprehensive School Eye Health programmes”. The document should help deliver standardised comprehensive eye health services to more than 700 million children attending schools around the world. (Need help to promote the guidelines? Download this presentation–in multiple languages).

Cirugía de Catarata con Incisión Pequeña Manual [Orbis]

La cirugía de catarata sufrió cambios significativos que comenzaron con el abandono de la cirugía intracapsular, continuando con la llegada de las lentes intraoculares, y las variaciones continuas en la extracción extracapsular del cristalino. La cirugía de catarata extracapsular que emplea una incisión 10 mm en el limbo y que requiere el cierre de la…

Ukrainian – English Ophthalmic Dictionary

The advances in modern ophthalmology, the introduction of novel diagnostic and therapeutic approaches, the opportunities for communication between ophthalmologists from different countries and their participation in international conferences and courses require some knowledge of languages. There are many doctors who speak different languages, but most of them need to know the professional terminology in order…

Polish – English Ophthalmic Dictionary

Ophthalmology is rapidly becoming a global profession. The increasing number of international conferences and symposia, the expansion of internet teaching and the numerous new ophthalmic journals mean that ophthalmologists need no longer be isolated. In addition the advances in modern ophthalmology together with the introduction of new diagnostic and therapeutic approaches have broadened the opportunities…

Low Vision Manual – KCCO Translated [Spanish] [Portuguese]

[Español] La ceguera infantil está incluida como uno de los principales programas de atención a enfermedades dentro de la iniciativa del derecho a la visión de VISION 2020. La baja visión, ya sea en niños o adultos, ha recibido mucha menos atención, sin embargo, hay un  Españolreciente interés en el tratamiento de este difícil y…