Any paraoptometric/staff employed by an optometrist who is a member of the AOA/OAOP shall be considered eligible for associate membership. There is no charge to the member OD.


AOA/OAOP Membership Benefits

  • Free or reduced registration fees for education events
  • Access to members-only web pages on AOA and OAOP website
  • Online continuing education (CE)
  • Discounted fees for paraoptometric education materials

How To Enroll Staff as a member in the AOA/OAOP

The AOA member optometrist must log‐in using their member ID and password to enroll staff, or after logging in, he/she may designate someone else to enroll staff.

1. Log‐in to MyProfile/MyAOA under the Optometrist tab on or click here.

2. Click on the "Manage Staff" tab

3. Enter information for each staff person (non‐OD). You will need:

     • Legal name of staff (as appears on Driver's License)

     • Date of Birth

     • Unique email address for each staff person

Have Questions? Need help? Contact the Paraoptometric Resource Center: 800‐365‐2219, ext. 4108