Skip to content

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology


ARVO is a community of more than 12,750 vision and ophthalmology researchers from 80 countries; we are the largest, most respected eye and vision research organization in the world. Our aim is to help cure and prevent blindness by encouraging and assisting research, training, publication and knowledge-sharing. ARVO advances the progress of eye research worldwide by doing the following:

  • Encouraging professional development through practical and informative educational activities, including the ARVO Annual Meeting.
  • Publishing the highly regarded, peer-reviewed journals, Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, Journal of Vision, and Translational Vision Science & Technology.
  • Funding research and travel grant programs worldwide.
1801 Rockville Pike, Suite 400
Rockville, Maryland 20852-5622
(240) 221–2923

Social media

Facebook: Twitter:


Marisa Lavine, M.S., Chief Marketing and Communications Officer
Tel: 240–221–2923

Education programs

Diabetic Eye Disease


Healthy Vision

Low Vision

Vision and Aging

Last updated: June 24, 2019