International Ophthalmologists

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Entries for the International Ophthalmologists Contest have now closed. Next contest deadline, TBD.

If you are an ophthalmologist or ophthalmologist 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 will receive the Academy’s Basic and Clinical Science (BCSC) Complete Set eBook series. Contest winners also may be invited to present their EyeWiki topic at the Academy's Annual Meeting.

Simply write and submit an original, high-quality EyeWiki article within the 12 months prior to the contest deadline in any of the following areas:

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

Rules and Restrictions

  • To be considered for the contest, you must be the primary author of your article and 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 areas.
  • To enter the contest, first request an EyeWiki account. All EyeWiki accounts must be approved before you can make contributions, so please allow up to 36 hours for account approval.
  • After creating and writing the article, use the “Enroll in the International Ophthalmologists contest” submission button on the article page to submit it for the competition.Submission btns international.jpg
  • EyeWiki editors are not eligible to participate in the contest.

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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Past entries and winners can be found on the discussion page.

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