CSOMP annual education day

This year’s CSOMP Annual CE Day will be hosted by IJCAHPO.

Conference web site

Employment network

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CSOMP Newsletter

CSOMP is responsible for promoting our profession in Canada, and we are continuing to undertake exciting new initiatives to serve you better. ... Read more

Suggestions for the web site?

Please e-mail Marc Lafontaine with your suggestions for content and features you'd like to see on this site.

COS Covid-19 Resource Page

There is a Career in Sight for You

Watch this new video created by IJCAHPO and ATPO to discover more about the path to becoming an ophthalmic assistant. Explore key aspects of daily work, hear personal testimonies from actively certified allied ophthalmic personnel. SEE VIDEO

Joint CSOMP/ATPO Membership

About the Society

The Canadian Society of Ophthalmic Medical Personnel (CSOMP) represents all allied health care personnel in ophthalmology working in Canada.

The goals of CSOMP are to work in association with the Canadian Medical Association in accrediting new ophthalmic programs in Canada, to provide continuing education and to maintain a strong membership consisting of all Canadian ophthalmic medical personnel.

CSOMP Executive


CSOMP membership now good for 2 years
Membership in CSOMP shall include certified and non-certified ophthalmic assistants, technicians, technologists, students currently enrolled in a registered program... more

Continuing Education

Our continuing education sessions are held annually during the COS meeting in June and every September during the Sally Letson symposium held in Ottawa. These popular sessions help our members stay current with new concepts and techniques in ophthalmology... more

Contacting CSOMP

E-mail Marc Lafontaine at [email protected], or write us at:

Marc D. Lafontaine, BSc, COMT
President and Treasurer
Canadian Society of Ophthalmic Medical Personnel
1565 Carling Avenue, Suite 110,
Ottawa ON   K1Z 8R1