Abstract Submission Guidelines

Who can submit:

ISOO members in good standing may submit abstracts for scientific papers, posters, videos, and cases.

How to submit:

Abstract submissions will be handled online. A link will be available on your ISOO dashboard on April 1. Abstract submission ends July 15, 23:59 PST.

What can be submitted:

  • Scientific Papers: Featuring original clinical, translational, or basic sciences research.
  • Scientific Posters: Abstracts arising out of original clinical, translational, or basic sciences research with potentially image-rich presentations or pilot studies, case series, etc.
  • Scientific Videos: Creative and visually rich videos of clinical evaluation modalities, clinical conditions, treatment complications, novel surgical techniques, etc. Limited to 8 min.
  • Cases: Abstracts of cases case sets featuring unique clinical presentations, novel treatment methods, distinctive pathology, significant challenges, or critical learning points.
  • Submission Limit: Each presenting author may submit up to 8 abstracts, a maximum of two each for Papers, Posters, Videos, and Cases.
  • Title: The title should be stand-alone, without abbreviations, and limited to 150 characters (spaces included).
  • Authors: A presenting author and six co-authors can be included. Each author must have the following details: Name, Affiliation, City, Country, and e-mail. Mobile (Country-Mobile Number).
  • Abstract Structure and Length: Each abstract must not exceed 2000 characters (spaces included)
    • Scientific Paper and Poster Abstracts should be organized as follows:
      • Introduction/Purpose
      • Methods
      • Results
      • Conclusion
      • Clinical Implications
      • Scientific Video and Case Abstracts should be organized as follows:
        • Introduction/Purpose
        • Synopsis
        • Conclusion
        • Clinical Implications
    • Categories: Submissions can be made under the following categories:
      • Eyelid Tumors
      • Ocular Surface Tumors
      • Melanoma
      • Retinoblastoma
      • Other Intraocular Tumors
      • Orbital and Optic Nerve Tumors