As a member of the Alabama Optometric Association (ALOA) you will be able to take advantage of all that membership has to offer, including:
Discounted Registration — ALOA members received discounted registration at all ALOA-sponsored education events.
Free Subscription to ENewsletter — provides you with innovative ideas and insightful articles and upcoming events.
AOA Membership — Your membership in the ALOA also gives you an automatic membership in the American Optometric Association (AOA).
Practice Opportunities — The ALOA maintains a list of practice opportunities, which is housed on this web site in the career center.
Legislative Advocacy — The ALOA serves as your eyes and ears by retaining lobbyists that maintain an active presence at the capitol in Montgomery, and helping volunteers to coordinate grassroots legislative contacts. Through promotion of proactive legislation and reaction to other legislation introduced, the ALOA's goal is to create an environment that allows optometrists to practice to the highest level of optometric education with the restrictions on patient care.
Health Plan Advocacy — Just as with legislative advocacy, the ALOA maintains constant communication with the major health plans in the state. The goal is to create an environment that allows optometry to practice to the highest level of optometric education with the fewest restrictions on patient care.
Education — The ALOA is committed to offering the latest and highest quality continuing education in the region and nation. All of our educational offerings bring in regional and national experts to make sure Alabama O.D.s are ahead of the curve with the latest clinical information.
Think About Your Eyes – The ALOA pays for a basic membership for all of our member O.D.’s on the Think About Your Eyes website. This is a tremendous resource which also provides great advertising from local to the national scene on the importance of eye care and has proven to increase the number of exams in doctor’s offices.
Credit Card Processing - The ALOA has a partnership with Wind River Financial who provide a great credit card processing service at a reasonable price special to members of the ALOA.
Solution Reach - The ALOA is happy to announce that we have yet another new member benefit. This benefit will help you with your patient relationship management. Due to being a member of the ALOA you will receive a discount on this service.