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Who We Are

The American Academy of Optometry is an association of optometric professionals who strive to stay at the top of their field with like-minded colleagues and a commitment to promoting the art and science of vision care through lifelong learning.

Our Foundation

Founded in 1947, the American Academy of Optometry Foundation is a nonprofit, philanthropic organization that develops and provides financial support for optometric research and education in vision and eye health to improve clinical patient care.

OVS Journal

The authoritative source for current developments in optometry, visual optics, and eye & vision science. Academy Fellows and Candidates for Fellowship have complimentary access to the OVS Journal through the Members Dashboard.

Clinical Insights in Eyecare Journal

Learn more about the Academy’s new peer-reviewed online journal that publishes original case reports pertinent to clinical eye care. The inaugural issue is now available to view online.

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Excellence in
Eye Care

Providing information regarding cutting-edge research, technology, and clinical advances within the optometric profession since 1922.