where eye health professionals

Engage, Collaborate, Learn & Teach Ophthalmology

Be among the distinguished eye health professionals from all over the world passionate of contributing, learning and teaching.


Virtual Ophthalmology Academy is an idea to create a unique learning & teaching platform for Ophthalmic professionals and industry. VOPHA is all set to address the needs of our present and future generations. We aim to capitalize the potential of online presence, engagement and collaboration at its fullest. 

We are inspired by existing seasoned societies and academies like AAO, APAO, ESCRS and ASCRS who have contributed in past and are still contributing a lot in the field of Ophthalmology. In our view we can still add value by adopting online technologies to push the limits and boundaries of traditional summits and conferences.

Our Core Values

Advancing teaching, training and research across all branches of ophthalmology











Team work

Affordable and Sustainable Virtual Ophthalmic Teaching and Learning

To provide an accessible, affordable and sustainable virtual ophthalmic teaching and learning ecosystem with global reach.

Thus, our specific objectives are to:

  • Coordinate international eye health and allied professionals
  • Increase training opportunities for eye health and allied professionals, both regionally and internationally
  • Organise periodic regional and international virtual meetings to advance teaching and research in eye health and allied professionals
  • Cooperate with regional and international sister organisations, associations, academies and universities in the development of research and on-line virtual ophthalmology teaching capability.

Membership Benefits

  • Free Profile Listing on Dedicated Web Page (Who is Who in Ophth)
  • Free/Discounted Registration to Symposia, Webinars and Summits
  • Free/Discounted Access to VOPHA Learning, Nonworking & Collaboration Modules
  • Free Monthly Newsletter
  • A membership pack membership certificate & card

It's Very Simple to be a Contributor on VOPHA.

Its very simple and streamlined for non techies to contribute in multiple ways like:

    • Writing reviews
    • Submitting a pre written article
    • Live talk
    • Submit a pre recorded talk
    • Moderate or Be part of a discussion forum.
    • Exhibit new technologies, software and machines

Membership Badges

Founding Member

Contributing Member

Full Member

Associate Member

Allied Member

Undergraduate Member


Membership Levels


Ophthalmologists can join as Member-Ophthalmologist


Optometrists can join as Member-Optometrists


Opticians can join as Allied Member - Opticians

Ophthalmic Assistants

Ophthalmic Assistants can join as Allied Member - Ophthalmic Assistant

Ophthalmic MIS Specialists

Ophthalmic MIS Specialists can join as Allied Member-MIS

General Public

The General Public with interest in Eye Health Education can join VOPHA as subscriber

Ophthalmology Residents

Residents/Trainees in Ophthalmology can join as Member-Resident Ophthalmology

Ophthalmic Industry Professionals

Ophthalmic Industry Professionals can join as Allied Member - Industry Professional

Ophthalmic Admins

Ophthalmic Admins can join as Allied Member - Ophthalmic Admin


Refractionists can join as Allied Member - Refractionists

Medical students

Medical Students can join as Allied Member-Student

The core strength of VOPHA

Contributors can join from all over the world and learners can learn from around the globe.

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