The American Optometric Association
is dedicated to providing
quality eyecare and represents more than 32,000 optometrists and other eyecare
professionals. The AOA is the professional authority in the optometric industry. The AOA serves members consisting of Optometrists, Optometry students, paraoptometric assistants and technicians and provides information about eye conditions and concerns, clinical care and optometric education.
Schools of Optometry: ASCO provides a site that list all 17 US colleges and schools of Optometry
as well as www links to each school.
Osteopathy: If you are interested in a career in medicine and your dream is to be a physician who has a holistic approach to healthcare you should consider being a osteopathic physician. A doctor of osteopathy has a fundamental belief in the power of the body to heal itself and focuses on direct patient contact working side by side with other physicians and health care providers. A doctor of osteopathy has all the rights and privileges given to MDs. Click on the "Links" bullet below to learn more about this challenging opportunity and what a doctor of osteopathic medicine is.