Affiliated Associations

The AOA is a federation of affiliated state associations, the Optometric Society of the District of Columbia, the American Optometric Student Association (AOSA) and the Armed Forces Optometric Society (AFOS).

The AOA is a federation of affiliated state associations, the Optometric Society of the District of Columbia, the American Optometric Student Association (AOSA) and the Armed Forces Optometric Society (AFOS). Organized optometry encompasses the unified membership of the national and state optometric associations. This unified membership in both national and state optometric associations keep your profession strong.



American Optometric Student Association
243 North Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, Mo. 63141
800.365.2219 or 314.983.4231
www.theaosa.org

Armed Forces Optometric Society
P.O. Box 270545
Louisville, Co. 80027
720.442.8209
www.afos2020.org

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