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Your professional achievements and commitment to optometry mean you belong with the AOA.

Let's work together to make 2022 an outstanding year — for you and for optometry.

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When you join AOA, you connect with our network of 49,000 optometry professionals working together to address vital issues impacting our profession. 

Helping doctors like you safeguard your patients’ eyesight is central to the AOA’s core mission of serving as a reliable public resource on issues affecting Americans’ eye health and vision care.

As an AOA member you will:

  • Get the latest in optometric trends, techniques and technology.
  • Earn more.
  • Save money with exclusive discounts.
  • Expand your knowledge.
  • Get access to valuable clinical, business and career resources.
  • Receive membership for your entire paraoptometric staff as part of your membership—for FREE!
  • Join your state affiliate—so you become an integral part of two powerful organizations.

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