International Ophthalmologists

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Contribute to EyeWiki by midnight (U.S. Pacific time) June 1, 2020 for a chance to win Academy online products!

If you are an ophthalmologist (including residents and fellows in training) outside of the United States, the American Academy of Ophthalmology invites you to contribute to EyeWiki and compete for one of four annual prizes. Winners can choose either the Academy’s Basic and Clinical Science (BCSC) Complete Set eBook series or a two-year subscription to Focal Points Digital. Contest winners also may be invited to present their EyeWiki topic at the Academy's Annual Meeting in Las Vegas.

To be considered for the contest, you must be the primary author of your article, it must be wholly original work. Only the primary author of the article, who submits it into the contest, will be considered for an award. You may submit multiple articles, in one or more categories.

Simply write and submit an original, high-quality EyeWiki article in any of the following areas between June 2, 2019 and 11:59 p.m. (U.S. Pacific time) June 1, 2020:

  • Cataract/Refractive Surgery/Cornea/Anterior Segment
  • Retina/Vitreous/Uveitis/Oncology/Pathology
  • Glaucoma/Neuro‐Ophthalmology
  • Pediatrics/Strabismus/Oculoplastics/Orbit

You may submit multiple articles in one or more areas. To enter the contest, first create the article, and then use the “Enroll in the International Ophthalmologists contest” submission button on the article page to submit it for the competition:

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Articles will be judged on:

  • Accuracy, currency, and completeness of the content
  • Quality of the writing and organization
  • Use of EyeWiki formatting: Layout, use of media (images or video) where appropriate, with references included

Check out this article as an example: Fuchs’ Endothelial Dystrophy.

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Here is the list of current entries. Past entries and winners can be found on the discussion page.