Mission

  • To promote the art of Orthokeratology (corneal reshaping, Ortho-K) throughout the world
  • To expand and advance Ortho-K education and reserach in both established settings and emerging markets around the world
  • To reach out to the communities of Ophtalmology, Optometry and Opticianry to come together and build a safe and efficacious environment wherever Ortho-K is practiced
  • Promote for the public benefit the professional competence and conduct of IAO members
  • Promote Myopia Control and its many benefits by developing advanced contact lens designs and other technologies that will enhance that benefit
  • Function as a scientific reference for health organizations and the worl community