Member Benefits

The Value of Belonging 

OOPA is Oregon’s only statewide optometric organization dedicated to protecting your profession. That’s why Oregon hosts one of the best scopes of practice nationwide and the best is yet to come.

OOPA actively listens to our members, constantly building our programs and benefits to meet your needs. Membership pays dividends for you, your practice and your profession.

Benefits of Membership 

In view of today's rapidly changing healthcare environment, participation in organized optometry is essential for staying abreast of current issues and for positioning you and your practice for success. 

  •  Access to personalized legal services
  •  AOA Excel Business & Practice Management Resources [i.e., malpractice insurance, HIPAA compliance, student loan refinancing, group purchasing, merchant processing and more]
  •  Doctor listing through national Think About Your Eyes campaign
  •  OOPA Board & Committee leaders volunteering on your behalf in Oregon and nationally
  •  OOPA staff and contracted lobby team advocating to protect, promote and advance your profession
  •  Major discounts for OOPA educational programs – CE events, including on-line CE
  •  Select partnership with AOA (one of only three states in nation) providing best practice training in advocacy
  •  Access to current legislation issues facing optometry on OOPA Legislative Action Center 
  •  New grad and young OD programs
  •  Exclusive member benefit—AOA MORE Registry
  •  Online employment classifieds
  •  Technical support
  •  AOA evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
  •  Paraoptometric resources
  •  Discounts at AOA Marketplace
  •  Tremendous volunteer opportunities
  •  Young OD social events
  •  Student events
Getting the most out of your AOA member benefits