The goals of JAPO are to activate
both basic and clinical investigations of
development of vision and binocularity of children and
of binocular dysfunction with the Japanese society of Ophthalmology.

About JAPO

Name: Japanese Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology (JAPO)
Establishment: 1967
Members: 711 (Ophthalmologists and certified orthoptists)
The role of this homepages is to make the announcement about us and the meetings to our members. We will provide opportunities for members to exchange their knowledge and be an informational website for patients.


JAPO Secretariat
3-6-302 Mihogaoka Ibaraki-city Osaka-pref. Japan zip: 567-0047
E mail:
FAX: +81 72-623-6060

History of JAPO

JAPO derives from the Japanese Study Group of Pe diatrics. The JAPO was established in 1967 with charter members. Since 1985, the congress of JAPO has been held once a year. We are going to have the 39th annual meeting of JAPO in 2014.


・Host annual meeting of JAPO
・Publications: Journal of JAPO 1/year, Bulletin of JAPO 1/year
・Organize courses and lectures about pediatrics
・Instruct and evaluate the methods and instruments
・JAPO Awards: Young Investigator

Other activities regarding pediatrics may be added upon request.

Executive Committee

Azuma N
Inoue T, Kashiwai M, Kiuchi Y, Kusaka S, Kurosaka D, Kondo H, Kondo M, Sato M, Sugiyama Y, Suzuki S, Sotozono C, terasaki H, Nagumo M, Nishina S, Nomura K, Hayashi H, Fujikado T, Horita Y, Mori T, Morimoto S.
Yokoyama T, Ra K.