Tools & Resources

Here's a list of helpful tools, resources and opportunities to help you grow as a student and future optometrist.

Student Member Benefits 
Advance your career, stay informed, volunteer your talents, share knowledge and build your professional skills.

AOA Compass
Your personal guide to optometry school.

American Optometric Student Association (AOSA) 
If you're a member of the AOSA, you're a member of the AOA!

OptometryStudents.com 
The nation's top source of information for optometry students.

AOAExcelTM 
Your "one-stop" resource for services to help you start your career and grow your practice.

Optometry's Career Center 
Where opportunity meets success, start your career here.

AOA Political Action Committee (PAC) 
Ensure your voice is heard. Get involved today.

AOA News 
Optometry's best-read publication that helps you stay current on the issues facing optometry.

Eyes on the Future 
Quarterly e-newsletter for students, educators and new practitioners.

AOA Special Interest Section Memberships 
Sports Vision, Contact Lens & Cornea and Vision Rehabilitation, all included with your AOSA/AOA student membership.

InfantSEE® 
Participating AOA member ODs provide comprehensive eye and vision assessments for infants within the first year of life.

VISION USA 
Since 1991, AOA member ODs provide services at no cost to people in need.

Diabetes & Eye Health
The AOA's website dedicated to diabetes awareness and education.