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About the American Optometric Association (AOA)

The American Optometric Association represents approximately 44,000 doctors of optometry, optometry students and paraoptometric assistants and technicians. Optometrists serve patients in nearly 6,500 communities across the country, and in 3,500 of those communities are the only eye doctors. Doctors of optometry provide two-thirds of all primary eye care in the United States.

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The American Optometric Association is a federation of state, student and armed forces optometric associations and together, advocates for the profession and serves optometrists in meeting the eye care needs of the public.

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Georgia, Nebraska advance patient-centered legislation

May 5, 2016

Affiliates continue to safeguard patients against misleading online “vision tests,” inferior care. Read more >

AOA member feedback impacts Medicare valuations for services

May 4, 2016

Doctors of optometry play an important role in how codes are valued. Read more >

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The AOA Board of trustees leads the association to advocate for the profession and serve optometrists in meeting the eye care needs of the public.

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