Welcome to the Association for Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics (AOPT)
The Association for Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics is a global not-for-profit organization for scientists and individuals from all disciplines related to ocular pharmacology and its therapeutic applications. AOPT has a diverse, multi-national membership composed of preclinical and clinical scientists, students, and healthcare professionals. Members are from academic institutions, pharma and biotech industries, device companies, clinics and private practice. To achieve its mission the society organizes biennial conferences and provides editorial leadership for the peer-reviewed Journal of Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics (JOPT).
To serve as a global forum and network for the publication, dissemination and exchange of information and knowledge on treatments of eye diseases, from basic and clinical ocular pharmacology and therapeutics to related disciplines such as pharmacokinetics and dynamics, metabolism, translational research, safety, drug delivery, and pharmaceutics
To promote the advancement of research and scientific progress in these fields
To assist researchers and eye-care professionals in furthering their understanding of the treatment of ocular disorders