Membership Benefits

Why Should I Belong?

CLCS Speaks to and Educates on Your Behalf:

Media
Governmental agencies
State legislative action groups
AOA optometrists
Contact lens educators
Other health care providers
Industry
Public

Increase Your Professional Skills Through:

Annual AOA Optometry's Meeting® CE
Availability of resource materials and information
Timely clinical alerts on subjects such as AIDS, Fusarium keratitis, Acanthamoeba keratitis, and bacterial keratitis

  • Peer Recognition Through:

Participation in continuing education activities
Involvement in committee activities
Publication of clinical papers
Opportunities for leadership experience

CLCS Activities: 

Voice to the Federal Agencies including FDA, FTC and CDC:
Providing contact lens expertise from the physician's perspective to federal agencies. 

ContactLensSafety.org:
Created for our patients to find answers.  The website houses the 50 most commonly asked questions regarding contact lenses, with referenced responses.  It is a great resource for patients, practitioners and the media.  There is an option to submit question not listed.  Over 4000 unique visitors in first quarter of 2013 alone.

Anterior Segment Catalog: A library of peer reviewed images of various anterior segment condition. We continue to build content with your help -

Please submit photos to www. aoa.org/atlas