About IAO

The International Academy of Orthokeratology (IAO) is a non-profit, independent organization and represents the orthokeratology in the world.


IAO is a truly global organization which includes continental sections as America, Asia, Europe and Oceania. It represents the interests and serves the needs of orthokeratologists worldwide.


IAO is a milestone of orthokeratology, promoting this science to eye specialists (opticians, optometrists and ophthalmologists) and providing education in the field of corneal molding for refractive errors and the latest technology for myopia control.


IAO is a non-profit organization. Income derived from fees, congress and meeting profits are devoted to current activities, research and initiatives of interest to members.


IAO works to ensure member's ability to facilitate access to orthokeratology and deliver the highest quality of care.