The Myanmar Ophthalmological Society was established in 1957 with the mission to upgrade and maintain the standard of eye care practice through provision of knowledge and training, to maintain and develop professional integrity and dignity, to promote continuing education and research in the field of ophthalmology, to collaborate and implement the activities of the national eye health plan and to inspire unity, friendship and cooperation among its members.
The Society holds the Myanmar Ophthalmological Conference annually. It also convenes a Mid-Year Academic Meeting every 2 years and organizes quarterly Combined Clinical Meetings in teaching eye hospitals.
It observes the annual WHO World Sight Day and World Glaucoma Week by holding public meetings and health talks, displaying posters and conducting free eye clinics and outreach surgery.
Society membership grew to 345 ophthalmologists in 2016.
Professor Chaw Chaw Khaing
73, University Avenue,
Bahan Township, Yangon, Myanmar
Phone: +95 9 5189478