See the Possibilities

Visit the COS’ patient-focused website featuring tests and quizzes, patient stories, and resources on “The Big 5”.

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Physician Health and Wellness

Burnout and depression are increasingly common among the medical community, and the COS has compiled a list of resources such as webinars, courses, articles, books, and more to support our members.

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Drug Shortages in Canada

A list of current and anticipated ophthalmic drug shortages gathered from Health Canada.

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COS Foundation

The COS Foundation is the philanthropic and outreach arm of the COS. The goal is to enhance ophthalmological care and to advance education and research in the field of ophthalmology in Canada. It is through the COS Foundation that we aim to help those around the world access crucial resources for vision health.

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Who is the COS-SCO?

The Canadian Ophthalmological Society (COS) is the national, recognized authority on eye and vision care in Canada. As eye physicians and surgeons, we are committed to assuring the provision of optimal medical and surgical eye care for all Canadians by promoting excellence in ophthalmology and by providing services to support our members in practice. Our membership includes over 1,149 ophthalmologists which includes 220 ophthalmology residents. We work collaboratively with government, other national and international specialty societies, our academic communities (ACUPO), our provincial partners and affiliates, and other eye care professionals and patient groups to advocate for health policy in Canada in the area of eye and vision health.

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