The All India Ophthalmological Society (AIOS) was established in the year 1930. It is a registered society under the societies registration act of 1860. Membership of the society has continuously grown over the years and currently it has over 23,669 life members.
Objectives of AIOS
The objectives of the society are cultivation and promotion of the study and practice of ophthalmic sciences, research and man-power development with a view to render service to the community and to promote social contacts among ophthalmologists of the country.
Activities of AIOS
The society organises annual conferences in different parts of the country. In these conferences, a number of scientific activities that include instruction courses, symposia, lectures, post graduate refresher courses, booth lectures, wet labs, surgical skill transfer courses etc. are conducted for the promotion and mutual exchange of knowledge in the field of ophthalmic science.
The society also gives incentives to the members in the form of awards, orations, prizes and Fellowships in recognition of their services in the various specialities.
The society has multiple wings to carry out its activities which are as follows:
- Academic and Research Committee
- Scientific Proceedings
- Indian Journal of Ophthalmology
The President of the society has the discretionary power to form various sub committees related to various activities. These sub committees provide recommendations to the Governing Council for their consideration.
The AIOS Headquarter is located at Karkardooma, New Delhi.
For more information about the society, please visit https://www.aios.org/
Indian Journal of Ophthalmology Case Reports, a companion Journal of the Indian Journal of Ophthalmology and a publication of the All India Ophthalmological Society, is a peer-reviewed quarterly online journal with print-on-demand compilation of issues published. The Journal will publish brief reports including but not limited to Case Reports, Case Series, Photo Essay, Ophthalmic Images, Clinico-Pathological Report, Clinico-Microbiological Report, Clinico-Radiological Report, and Letter to the Editor. The journal's full text is available online at https://www.ijoreports.in. The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive the final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional or subject-based repository.
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The journal will cover the entire spectrum of ophthalmology and its subspecialties and vision science. The Journal will publish brief reports including but not limited to Case Reports, Case Series, Photo Essay, Ophthalmic Images, Clinico-Pathological Report, Clinico-Microbiological Report, Clinico-Radiological Report, and Letter to the Editor. Articles with clinical interest and implications will be given preference.