• Global Programs

  • The Academy has a wide range of programs, services and information to help ophthalmologists from around the world advance their abilities and better serve their patients.

    ONE® Network

    Find out more about the Academy’s global platform for ophthalmic education. The ONE Network contains videos covering all subspecialties, including videos from past AAO annual meetings, full access to publications, including Ophthalmology, British Journal of Ophthalmology and American Journal of Ophthalmology, and much more.

    Academy Express

    Sign up for this weekly clinical newsletter emailed by AAO to over 66,000 ophthalmologists worldwide. It summarizes important studies published in peer-reviewed journals.

    OKAP® International

    The Ophthalmic Knowledge Assessment Program (OKAP) International exam is a 250-item validated multiple choice exam that tests the knowledge of ophthalmology trainees. Learn about the many ways this exam benefits training programs and trainees.


    The Academy frequently exhibits at and offers joint symposia at meetings in other countries. Visit regularly to learn more about specific Academy events at international meetings.

    Best of AAO®

    Bring the Best of AAO to your country. This program can be licensed by your Society. Select up to 10 hours of content from AAO and Subspecialty Day relevant for your country’s ophthalmologists.


    Read the Academy’s information on professional ethics and the standards for the ethical practice of ophthalmology.

    Leadership Development Program

    Learn about this selective, year-long program, where participants attend four education sessions that address a variety of leadership, advocacy and association governance topics.