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American Academy of Optometry2909 Fairgreen Street
Orlando, FL 32803
Web Site: http://www.aaopt.org
Lois Schoenbrun, C.A.E., F.A.A.O.
Phone: 301-984-1441, ext. 3086
The American Academy of Optometry (AAO) is a professional organization of optometrists, vision scientists, and optometric students in more than 40 countries. The mission of AAO is to promote the art, science, and research of vision care by supporting research and educational programs in optometry and related sciences.
AAO has more than 5,000 members in local chapters in 20 geographic regions around the world.
AAO provides continuing education to member and nonmember optometrists and vision scientists.
AAO fosters research and disseminates knowledge in vision science internationally. In addition to admitting Fellows through demonstrated competence, AAO provides earned Diplomate programs in seven fields. The sister organization of AAO is the American Optometric Foundation.
Annual meeting in October/November every year
Newsletter: Published three times a year
Eye-Mail Monthly®: E-mail newsletter available to members and nonmembers
Optometry and Vision Science: Monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal
President’s Calling: Monthly communication from the President
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