Benefits of IOA Membership

Advocacy
The Indiana Optometric Association is the voice of Indiana optometrists in venues where state laws and policies are made which could impact the profession or the patients it serves. While the Indiana General Assembly is in session, the IOA constantly monitors legislation and takes action on bills when action is needed. Throughout the year, the IOA monitors the activities of various state boards, commissions, agencies and courts to ensure the profession and the ocular health of patients are not compromised.

Professional Education
Continuing education courses offered by the IOA are of the highest quality in Indiana. Update your skills and knowledge and stay current with the newest techniques, medicines and procedures while fulfilling your continuing education requirements.

Practice Resources
Publications produced by the IOA and the AOA are the best resources for the latest information on practice management, clinical research and general information specific to optometrists. Changes and developments occur daily. AOA and IOA publications will keep you informed on all of these issues.

Get Answers
The IOA and AOA provide a vast network of hundreds of experts to assist you with questions concerning treatment protocols or complex treatment issues. In addition, the AOA’s International Library, Archives and Museum of Optometry (ILAMO) have the resources necessary to support your clinical and educational research needs.

Explore Career Options
The resources of the IOA and AOA are ready to assist you in your search of career options in the field of optometry. If you are seeking opportunities or searching for an associate, partner or buyer, the IOA Associateship Program and the AOA Practice Resource Network can help!

Discounts and More!
The AOA has a constantly growing number of partner organizations and businesses that offer discounts to AOA members and their practices. In addition, the AOA provides resources for coding, career assistance, federal advocacy, patient care, and much much more. Click here to see their latest offerings.