AOA Benefits Guide

Membership in the AOA and NOA provides professional and personal benefits to help you grow your practice through planning, business and marketing basics, management, development and staff training, communication and outreach, patient care and more.

AOA Benefit Highlights:

PRACTICE GROWTH
AOAExcel® provides the tools and insight you need to successfully manage the business side of optometry including:
• AOA group insurance-life, long-term disability, cancer care, long-term care, and emergency assistance-all at group rates
• AOA malpractice insurance
• Cyber liability and business Insurance
• HIPAA compliance tools
• Merchant processing
• Optometry's Career Center
• Practice financing
• Retirement planning services
To view a complete list of services, click here.

Paraoptometric Resource Center (PRC)
Your AOA membership includes an associate membership for your paraoptometric staff. Your staff (non-optometrists) can access an extensive selection of exam dates, courses, study guides, seminars, lectures and periodical resources through the PRC to build their skills. Topics include clinical procedures, practice management, pretesting, contact lens technologies, billing/coding, and eyewear dispensing. Learn more.

Resource Guide for the Employed/Affiliated Optometrist
A valuable member benefit with information relating to lease agreements, contract negotiations and business management for the independent contractor, leaseholder, or franchisee optometrist. Click here (AOA member log in required). 

PRACTICE EFFICIENCY
EyeLearnTM
Easy-to-use centralized online learning resource featuring complimentary educational tools and courses. AOA members have 24/7 access to accredited education, practice management webinars, board certification preparation information, and Optometry's Meeting® CE archives. Learn more

AOA Website
Dedicated to serving you in meeting the eye care needs of the public, the AOA website keeps you up to date on issues that matter to you and the profession. 

Patient Education Materials
Pamphlets and fact sheets, displays and vision simulators, and unique gallery prints to educate patients about eye diseases and conditions. Ordering is easy and can be done 24/7 through the AOA Marketplace at member discount pricing. Come visit us! 

EVIDENCE-BASED PATIENT CARE AND QUALITY REPORTING
Optometric Clinical Practice Guidelines
Developed and reviewed by an interdisciplinary panel of experts, including doctors of optometry, specialists, patients and patient advocates, this AOA essential patient care resource combines evidence-based research with expert clinical opinion to recommend appropriate steps in the diagnosis, management and treatment of patients with various eye and vision conditions. Learn more.

AOA MORE Registry
The AOA MORE registry is a private, secure database that systematically integrates patient data from multiple EHR systems and facilitates secondary uses of the data. Enroll today! 

Click here for a complete list of AOA Benefits.