• Welcome to PAO

    Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology - The Eye Physicians and Surgeons

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  • Safe Eye Surgery

    Ophthalmologists - The Eye Physicians and Surgeons

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  • Legislation

    Learn more about legislation relating to Ophthalmology

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Join Now

There are many reasons Pennsylvania Ophthalmologists should join the PAO. Member Benefits include savings on your malpractice insurance and having your interests represented in the state legislature. Join today !

CODEquest Conquering ICD-10-CM

Register now for our popular coding seminars. Courses will be held in Monroeville on May 19; Harrisburg on May 20; Malvern on May 21; and NEW LOCATION! Wills Eye Institute, Philadelphia on May 22, 2015.                           

Patient Information

Only ophthalmologists can deliver total eye care: primary, secondary, and tertiary (i.e., vision services, eye glasses, contact lenses, eye examinations, medical eye care, and surgical eye care), diagnose general diseases of the body, and treat eye manifestations of systemic disease. Learn more about your eye health at eyeSmart .

Advocacy Day

Register now to join other ophthalmologists at the Capitol on Monday, May 11, 2015 to meet with legislators and brief them on important patient safety matters.  Help ensure your voice is heard in Harrisburg!

What is an Ophthalmologist?

Only an Ophthalmologist – an eye physician and surgeon – is qualified to provide the full range of eye care, from treating eye diseases with medicine to performing eye surgery to prescribing eyeglasses to correct vision. To learn more about your eye care providers, go to www.geteyesmart.org .