South Africa

South African Society of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (SASPOS)

Christopher Tinley; SOUTH AFRICA

Executive Committee members:
Claire Cullen, Nicola Freeman (past president); SOUTH AFRICA


The South African Society of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (SASPOS) was formed in March 2013. The aims of SASPOS are to advance education, research and quality of clinical practice in the fields of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, and to provide an opportunity for colleagues with an interest in these fields to meet.SASPOS now has a growing list of members and includes Orthoptists, General Ophthalmologists, Retinal Surgeons, and Oculoplastic Surgeons with a special interest in Paediatric Ophthalmology.

The Paediatric Ophthalmology Department at the University of Cape Town & Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital has a couple fellowship opportunities available. Click here for more information on the Clinical (clinical + surgery) & Clinical + Research (clinical + research + limited surgery) fellowships offered. Please contact Dr. Nicola Freeman for any further information.

Visit the SASPOS website here