Alberta Association of Optometrists

The professional membership association that represents and lobbies for the province's optometrists

Alberta Medical Association

The provincial medical lobbying and education organization that represents family physicians and medical specialists

American Academy of Ophthalmology

An international organization, with members located in many countries of the world. The Academy provides members with a vast range of educational information

Canadian Diabetes Association

The national organization that provides help to Canada's rapidly increasing number of diabetics, and lobbies on their behalf

Canadian Medical Association

The national body that provides a similar range of services across the country to those provided by the Alberta Medical Association

Canadian National Institute for the Blind

The national organization, with branches and operations across the country, that helps the visually impaired through education and support and lobbies on their behalf

Canadian Ophthalmology Society

The national membership body, offering information and education for its members

College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta

The provincial licencing and disciplinary body for all physicians. Every doctor practicing in Alberta must be licenced by this organization


The company which manufactures Visudyne, which is used in the treatment of wet macular degeneration

Ophthalmology Department of the University of Alberta

The department is located at the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Edmonton. It is responsible for the teaching of all ophthalmology residents.

Royal Alexandra Hospital – Ophthalmology

The department comprises the regional eye centre and is the centre of the ophthalmology residents training program