United in Possibilities. The AOA and You.
When you join the AOA, you join a group of more than 40,000 optometric professionals dedicated to advancing the science, stature, and business of optometry.
Top reasons to be a member:
A strong voice where it matters most
The AOA works closely with individual doctors and state associations to put our priorities in the spotlight and get results. It's the support of AOA members like you who make victories possible.
The leading edge of patient care
Better resources mean better care. And the AOA is at the forefront in developing clinical tools and best practices to advance and elevate patient care.
Improving skills, educating leaders
The AOA's Continuing Education program makes it easy and affordable for you and your staff to stay abreast of the latest research, techniques and technology.
Sharing our vision for better eye care
Complementing our efforts to defend optometry before policy makers, it is the AOA's mission to elevate our profession in the public perception. We do that through a variety of marketing, public relations and educational tools on eye health, safety and the importance of regular exams by a licensed optometrist.
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