For more than a century, COA has been dedicated to making optometry a stronger, better, and more visible profession. It has worked diligently on all fronts to ensure that those who have earned the title of Doctor of Optometry have the opportunity to practice their profession to the fullest extent possible.
The mission of the California Optometric Association is to support and advance the profession of optometry to assure quality health care for all Californians.
The vision of the California Optometric Association is that all Californians utilize a doctor of optometry as their primary eye care provider, collaborating in their overall health care.
The California Optometric Association is committed to promoting the following core values which define, guide and inform our professional association: