Enhancing the Quality & Growth of Ohio's Opticians

Membership Application

You can make an additional donation to either the Vision of Hope or OAO’s Political Action Committee after submitting the Join Online Now form. The Vision of Hope Foundation was formed to promote opticianry education, develop future opticianry leaders, and perform international, national and community based vision related mission work.

Membership Benefits

Members of the Opticians Association of Ohio receive:

  • Latest News & Developments in the Opticianry Industry
  • Reduced Rates to Regional Education Seminars
  • Full Selection of Quality On-line CE Courses
  • On-line Subscription to “Ohio Optician” E-newsletter
  • Representation in State & National Government Affairs
  • Networking with Peers & Professional Development Opportunities
  • Free Job & Resume Postings
  • Complete Members Only Website
  • On-line Membership Card
  • 2 for 1 Membership in the Opticians Association of America

As an OAO member, you also receive these Great Benefits from the Opticians Association of America:

  • OAA Health Insurance Plan,
  • Office Depot Discount Card
  • PartnerShip Program (featuring FedEx shipping Discounts)
  • Sprint Wireless Program
  • First Data Credit Card Processing Systems Discount Program
  • Liberty Mutual Auto & Home Insurance Program
  • Mutual of Omaha Disability Insurance Program
  • Allied Storage and Moving Program

Membership Information

Memberships within the Opticians Association of Ohio (OAO):

Active Member
Ohio Licensed or Certified Dispensing Optician
Affiliate Member
Corporate Membership. Does not include individual members.

Privileged Member
Must be a licensed optician, at least 62 years old, work less than 20 hours a week and been a member of OAO for at least 10 years.
Associate Member
Manufacture/Rep. Lab Technician Apprentice Paraoptometric Ophthalmologist Optometrist
Student Membership
Must be a student to qualify.