Become a member
COA is an optometric community that's passionate about improving patient care, public awareness, and the professional standing of optometry. This is your opportunity to give voice, create change, achieve goals and ensure the future.
COA is your community, no matter where or how you practice. COA is made up of optometry’s best and brightest in the state! As the largest state affiliate to the AOA, we are dedicated to making optometry a stronger, better, and more visible profession in California.
COA is a wealth of knowledge! COA is your expert to lean and depend on for the most up-to-date information. Members also receive FREE CE! Support your profession while getting the education you need and connecting with other member-doctors from across the state.
COA is your resource! Members have instant access to experts, innovative tools, and optometric-specific programs and services. Time is money. Utilizing COA’s wealth of resources affords you more time where it means the most – with your patients.
COA is the only organization with over 2,600 ODs and 1,200 students dedicated to protecting and promoting our profession.