International Academy Certification in Myopia Management (IACMM)

International Academy Certification in Myopia Management (IACMM)

The International Academy Certification in Myopia Management (IACMM) designation is an advanced accreditation offered by the International Academy of Orthokeratology & Myopia Control (IAOMC) to individuals who have completed a comprehensive training program in myopia management and orthokeratology.  By completing the IACMM program, individuals can demonstrate a high level of expertise in myopia management and orthokeratology and enhance their ability to provide the best possible care to their patients.

Benefits of Certification

  • Provides validation of competency to your patients, the public, and your colleagues.
  • Preparation increases your myopia management knowledge base.
  • Use of the designation IACMM.
  • Prominent IACMM label on the Doctor Search tool
  • The IAOMC certifies that this member possesses superior skills in the following:
      • All factors predicting myopia risk
      • Epidemiology of myopia
      • Axial length measurement and the use of the data
      • The use of diagnostic instrumentation to assess risk or progress
      • Advanced assessment skills to design the optimal treatment protocol
      • knowledge of all treatment options to manage myopia
      • Ability to monitor change and modify treatment program

Who Is Eligible?

  • Any licensed OD or MD practicing myopia management
  • Must be a member of the IAOMC
  • Must own, use or have access to a biometer and topographer
  • Other advanced professionals will be considered on a case-by-case basis

What is the Process?

  • Submit an application:
  • The fee is $399 (other IAOMC sections have a different fee)
  • Study using the recommended books and guides – “Managing Myopia One Child at a Time. Purchase the book here.
  • Pass the examination with 85%
  • Attain the IACMM
  • Keep your IAOMC membership current
  • Renewal of the IACMM is done annually at no charge