Ophthalmic innovators have trusted our guidance for over 45 years.

Welcome to Ora, where we’re leading the way in global ophthalmic product development through precision, expertise, and innovation. With a dedicated global team over 500 ophthalmology specialists, we are committed to reducing variability and enhancing the quality of outcomes in eye care.

As the trusted guide of ophthalmic innovators, we’re here to help navigate the complexities of ophthalmic product development together — from early-stage preclinical research to phase 4 trials. Our reach is global, with operations extending from New York to Buenos Aires, London to Tokyo, and beyond.

Above all, we place patients at the heart of everything we do, and as a constant reminder of the importance of our work. Each day, we are motivated to collaborate closely with the ophthalmic community to bring innovative therapies to life and elevate patient care worldwide.

Discover how Ora can help you achieve predictable success. Together, let’s prove it.


We weave together people, processes, and technology to support innovation in ophthalmology around the world.


Creating vision beyond what we see


Founded by Dr. Mark Abelson in 1974, Ora was defined by a mission that has guided the company’s operations ever since: 
to bring therapies to market that can preserve vision, relieve suffering, and treat ocular disease.

For almost 50 years, we have maintained our exclusive focus on therapies that treat and address ocular conditions, creating and refining systems, processes, and technologies that bring new medicines to those that need better ophthalmic care.


Our company values guide our approach to everything we do.

Prioritizing Kindness

Operational Excellence  

Cultivating Joy

Scientific Rigor

From start-ups to global pharmaceutical and device companies, we work with a wide array of organizations to efficiently guide products from concept to market. To date, we have proudly helped our clients earn more than 85 product approvals.

Ora’s clinical models and global regulatory strategies have been refined and proven across thousands of projects. We bring together the world’s most extensive and experienced team of ophthalmic experts, R&D professionals, and management executives to maximize the value of new product initiatives.

As your full-service research partner, we’re with you.

We partner with industry-leading companies to create vision beyond what we see.

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For over 45+ years, Ora has been on the leading edge of ophthalmic product development.

When your product shows promise, let's prove it.

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