Membership

When you join the TOA, you join a group of optometric professionals dedicated to advancing the science, stature, and business of optometry. The TOA is the ONLY organization that works to protect and advance Optometry in Texas. As a legislated profession it is very important to have an active group advocating on your behalf.

Top Reasons to be a member:

  • Advocacy
  • Clinical Resources
  • Continuing Education
  • Public Awareness
  • Being a part of an organization working to make you and your profession better

ADVOCACY:
A strong voice where it matters most
The TOA works closely with doctors to put our priorities in the spotlight and get results.

CLINICAL RESOURCES:
The leading edge of patient care
Better resources mean better care. And through the joint membership with the AOA you have access to developing clinical tools and best practices to advance and elevate patient care.

CONTINUING EDUCATION:
Improving skills, educating leaders
The TOA's Continuing Education program makes it easy and affordable for you and your staff to stay abreast of the latest research, techniques and technology.

PUBLIC AWARENESS:
Public Relations and Communications - One of the most important functions of the TOA is to keep the public well informed about the profession of optometry. TOA communications includes internal and external communication and branding for optometry and the association through media relations on behalf of the TOA and its members.

Referral Source - The TOA is the resource to the public for referrals to local doctors and specialty practices. By providing the TOA with current practice information, members are able to guide the public in the right direction so they can find the help they need.