It's time to look into becoming a member of the Optometric Society for the District of Columbia and the American Optometric Association (AOA).
Membership — Invest in your Future
Here are the top reasons to be a member:
Advocacy - Ensure Your Voice is Heard
FACT: We are stronger collectively than any one of us is alone. Advocacy means ensuring you can practice your profession and get paid fairly for your services.
Practice Growth - Position Yourself for Even Greater Success
FACT: The next generation of optometry is about innovation, adaption and speed of change. Practice growth means you are positioned now and in the future for success.
Practice Efficientcy - Increase Your Revenue While Reducing Costs
FACT: Nearly one in three optometrists say they are not busy enough and could see more patients. Practice efficiency means putting more patients in the chair.
Paraoptometric Resource Center - Give Your Practice a Competitive Edge
FACT: Trained staff will enhance patient satisfaction and increase the potential of additional referrals and practice revenue.
Douglas Kiessling, OD, President
Ben Teller, OD, Vice President
Jeffrey Kraskin, OD, Treasurer
Become a Member
There are many benefits to becoming a member. Read more or request more information below.
The AOA will use the time to evaluate its collection efforts and create a registry for the future that is most useful to improving eye health and vision care. The AOA launched the registry in 2015.
In a virtual kick-off, the AOA launches Leadership Institute with 130 doctors of optometry from across the country. A project of the AOA Leadership Development Committee, the Institute is a yearlong program designed to grow and support the next generation of leaders in the profession.