Welcome to The Alaska Optometric Association


For over 20 years, the Alaska Optometric Association has been dedicated to improving and enhancing the vision care and public health in the state of Alaska. It has been the goal of the AKOA to unceasingly elevate the standard and ethics of the profession of optometry and to ensure that those who have earned the title of Doctor of Optometry are able to practice their profession in Alaska to the fullest extent possible.

Mission: The mission of the AKOA is to influence the future of eye care by ensuring the welfare of Alaskans and promoting the continued development of the profession of optometry.

Vision: As the professional association of the State of Alaska's optometric physicians, the Alaska Optometric Association is the acknowledged leader and recognized authority for primary eye and vision care in Alaska.

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Education with a vision—that’s what Optometry’s Meeting offers with a modernized curriculum of progressive CE and...

Advocacy from academia

May 11, 2021
In honor of National Teacher Appreciation Week, the AOA thanks optometric educators for the impact they make on students and the profession...
Although Congressional action staved off an immediate 2% cut to providers’ Medicare payments this year, attention now shifts...
The virtual Children’s Vision Summit is part of a yearlong dialogue being led by the AOA on how the COVID-19 crisis is impacting...
Wyoming’s approval of contemporary optometric procedures, including laser and excision authorities, goes down in history as the...
Even as doctors of optometry receive the much-needed funds, the AOA remains committed to advocating for optometry’s inclusion...

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