Welcome to The Alaska Optometric Association


For over 20 years, 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 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 Alaskan State optometric physicians, Alaska Optometric Association is the acknowledged leader and recognized authority for primary eye and vision care in Alaska.

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In a major development, the Veterans Health Affairs eliminated a recent directive on laser procedures and made significant changes...
The AOA continues to create opportunities for paraoptometrics to be all they can be—readying them for the effects of scope expansion...
In June 9 statement posted on social media, AOA affirms its opposition to racism, intolerance and hate. The task force will report...
About 1,500 doctors of optometry, optometry students and paraoptometric staff registered for first-ever AOA event. You can now access...
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Its first organized meeting attracted 34 attendees; today, its membership is about 985.

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