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Here are the membership benefits:

Legislative Representative

The OAOP is the eyes, ears, and voice for the Oklahoma Optometrists. The Association strategically addresses issues in the legislature, courts, and regulatory agencies.

Third Party Consultation

The OAOP keeps you informed on the latest information regarding insurance systems. Members and staff may get individual advice from a Professional Coder.

Continuing Education

The OAOP is committed to providing the highest quality of continuing education with experts from around the nation.

Spring Education Congress

The OAOP Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon with specific Oklahoma education, Board of Director elections, CPR classes and Pharmaceutical Hall.

Pioneers in Optometry

The premiere Regional Conference that is hosted yearly offers over 36+ hours of education, top exhibitors and much more.

District CE

Sponsored education for your OAOP district.

Public Relations & Awareness

The OAOP keeps the public informed about your profession, issues related to vision health and you as the primary eye care doctor through the media, public, and other healthcare providers.

Referral Source

The OAOP is the resource to public calls for referrals. With your current information, we are able to guide the public in the direction to find the help they need.

Discounted Rates

All OAOP members receive discounted rates on professional liability coverage, OAOP sponsored events, programs, and materials, saving you hundreds of dollars a year.

E-News and Newsletter

Weekly e-newsletters and the quarterly "In Focus" newsletter keep our members informed of current issues that the optometric profession faces.

Website Access -

Your information resource for press releases, legislative updates, continuing education, referrals, and much more.

Membership Directory

The OAOP provides you with a reference to your fellow optometrists in & out of state, including district and committee information.

Practice Continuation

The OAOP family helps by volunteering to cover another member's practice in a time of need, such as medical problems, death, or accidents.

Your Information Resource

The OAOP is your place for answers. If we don't have the answer, we will help you find it.

Membership in organized optometry has always been a great value, but organized optometry-AOA and your state and local associations-continuously works hard to protect your right to practice full-scope optometry and bring you the tools you need to succeed.