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Welcome to the Alabama Optometric Association!

The ALOA's mission is to advance the profession of optometry through education, professional development and public policy advocacy.

The ALOA is the only voice that speaks for optometry in Alabama and the only force that works to ensure that optometrists can provide primary eye care services.

We encourage you to join our "team" and maintain the strength of optometry in Alabama.

Benefits of Membership

  • Legislative advocacy
  • Reduced rates for quality CME
  • Coding/Insurance/Managed Care Support
  • Access to the ALOA Audiovisual Library
  • Membership in the American Optometric Association (AOA)
  • Membership in the Southern Council of Optometry (SECO)
  • Membership in a local optometry society
  • Peer recognition and interaction
  • Discounted services

If you have questions about membership, please contact ALOA at (334) 273-7895 or optometry@alaopt.com.

AOA/ALOA Dues Payments (New Licensees & New Members)

License Year AOA/ALOA Dues Amount
2014 $0.00
2013 $164.00
2012 $328.00
2011 $820.00
2010 $1230.00
2009 or before $1640.00


Partial Practice

Number of Hours Worked

% of Dues

AOA/ALOA Dues Amount

0 - 16 hours 60% $984.00


Other Classes


AOA/ALOA Dues Amount

Educator (full time faculty) $880.00
Resident $35.00
Special (out of state member) $380.00
AFOS (member of armed forces) $380.00