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About Us

The World’s Leading Full-Service Ophthalmic Research Organization

Ora is a full-service pre-clinical and clinical ophthalmic drug and device development firm. Over 40 years of global experience has given us unparalleled insight into clinical strategies and regulatory requirements,
all tailored to meet your study specific needs.

Our Dedication to Ophthalmology

At Ora, we’re passionate about ophthalmology, offering comprehensive services across every stage of product development. We’re known for our deeply rooted ophthalmology expertise, with a global team dedicated to bringing ophthalmic innovations to market. Our knowledge in every subspecialty and indication – from the front of the eye to the back of the eye – drives our excellence.

We provide proven pre-clinical and clinical models, powerful technology-based methods, and regulatory strategies across a broad variety of projects. We offer a comprehensive range of services characterized by quality, predictability, delivery, and customer service.

Global Capabilities
With Ora team members in over 16 countries, home-based staff across Europe, and offices in the US, the UK, Australia, and Japan, we are always there to deliver.

  • Clinical study experts in US, UK, EU, Japan, Brazil, India, and China
  • Our clinical, CMC and regulatory experts have frequent interactions with US and ex-US regulatory agencies (PMDA & EMA) on behalf of sponsors

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A Singular Team

Our team is what makes Ora unique. We have extremely high retention of our employees, a management team with an average of 20+ years of industry experience, project managers who have often started their careers in ophthalmology clinics, and highly trained monitors with ophthalmology specific experience. Our people have the operational grit and scientific background that you need for your success.

Meet our leadership team


Product approvals


Therapeutic Area Leaders with 15+ years of ophthalmic experience


Clinical Project Managers with 5+ years of experience


Clinical Monitors with 5+ years of experience


Clinical studies and consulting projects


Employees across 16 different countries

Our Values

Our company values define who we are and set a strong foundation for everything we do. CLARITY encompasses and defines our values: Customer service, Leadership, Accountability, Results-oriented, Innovation, Teamwork, and You! For our employees these are not just words on a page, but the very basis of how we work every day to ensure success for our partners and patients.

Accelerate your product development with Ora

For over 40 years, Ora has been on the leading edge of ophthalmic product development. We have a track record for accelerating development timelines and have helped our clients garner 48 FDA approvals. Let’s work together to move your program forward.

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