Welcome to the Arizona Ophthalmological Society's Website
We are pleased to provide this information as a service to the public and to the ophthalmological community.
The Arizona Ophthalmological Society was conceived to serve as a source of educational, social, and ethical exchange for the member Eye MDs of the State of Arizona.
Mark your calendars now for next year's meeting: June 28 to 30, 2013!
Arizona Ophthalmological Society (AOS) Foundation
The Arizona Ophthalmological Society is proud to announce that we now have the Arizona Ophthalmological Society (AOS) Foundation.
The mission of the AOS Foundation is to provide education and assistance with a goal toward excellence in eye care for physicians and patients.
The AOS Foundation, a component Foundation of the Arizona Community Foundation, is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization created to help the Arizona Medical Eye Unit (AMEU) and other programs.
2013 Glaucoma Screening Day at the Capitol
The AMEU began in 1976 as a rural outreach program for patients without access to an ophthalmologist (a medical and surgical eye physician, or eye MD). The program was a collaborative effort with the University of Arizona Department of Ophthalmology and hundreds of AOS volunteer ophthalmologists. Greg King has been Acting Director since its inception. His success in establishing long-term relationships with rural clinics has allowed thousands of patients to receive timely and necessary eye care from a board certified ophthalmologist. The program expanded its scope in 2008 with the help of the Arizona Lions Eye Organization.
Thanks to support received, a new truck was purchased. The next goal is to purchase a new trailer for the Arizona Medical Eye Unit (AMEU) with updated equipment. Read all about it and other news in the newsletter.
Donations can be made online here.