Welcome to the International Society for Contact Lens (ISCLR).  I hope you will take this opportunity to explore this site and discover the multi-faceted nature of our dynamic community.  It is a place where you will find a conclave of distinguished scientists, outstanding ophthalmologists and optometrists, and innovative industry professionals, all united in the vigorous pursuit of excellence in the field of contact lens research and related sciences.

We live in a time of extraordinary advances in the biological sciences and product development.  ISCLR is a community of internationally recognized experts committed to up-to-date scientific communication and collaboration.   With the support of our Corporate Advisory Board, our biennial Scientific Symposium provides an international forum for the presentation and discussion of frontier ophthalmic research.  The invitation-only format of the Symposium provides a private environment for open discussion of pre-publication research, important developments, and innovative directions.

Our Symposiums rotate across continents in an effort to allow our members easy access.  The 2015 Symposium was held in Budapest, Hungary.  It was 4 and a half days of scientific exchange and networking in a beautiful and historic atmosphere.  Through the member collaborations and industrial partnerships fostered by our Symposiums, ISCLR members continually push at the edges of refractive correction knowledge. We look forward to our 2017 meeting in Portland, Oregon (USA)

On behalf of our entire ISCLR community, welcome and thank you for your interest in ISCLR.


Jean T. Jacob, PhD

President, International Society for Contact Lens Research