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Paraoptometric Membership

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AOA and COA bylaws have changed. Now all staff are able to enjoy complimentary Paraoptometric Membership and have access to training, tools and resources when enrolled by a member doctor. Enrollment is now open!


Build Staff Skills & Confidence
  • Improve practice efficiency
  • Improve patient care
  • Increase patient referrals
  • Increase staff retention
  • Create a competitive edge

Paraoptometric Member benefits include:

  • Online training program for new hires
  • Online continuing education (CE)
  • Billing and coding training
  • Discounted fees for paraoptometric education materials
  • Access to members-only web pages on AOA and COA websites
  • Reduced fees for AOA and COA educational conferences


  1. Go to
  2. Under the “Optometrists” tab, click on My Profile and log in
  3. Click on “MyAOA”
  4. Click on the “Manage Staff” tab
  5. Enter information for each staff person (non-OD)


Have Questions?  Need Help?  Contact: or (800) 365-2219, ext. 4108

COA will be notified of your new AOA enrollees and automatically enroll your staff as COA paraoptometric members too!

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