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AN OPTOMETRIC COMMUNITY THAT'S PASSIONATE ABOUT IMPROVING PATIENT CARE, PUBLIC AWARENESS, AND THE PROFESSIONAL STANDING OF OPTOMETRY.
AOA's largest affiliate
For more than a century, the California Optometric Association (COA) has been dedicated to making optometry a stronger, better, and more visible profession. As the largest state optometric association in the nation, COA has worked diligently on all fronts to ensure that those who have earned the title of doctor of optometry have the opportunity to practice their profession to the fullest extent possible.
OUR MISSION & VISION
The mission of the California Optometric Association is to support and advance the profession of optometry to assure quality health care for all Californians.
Our vision is that all Californians utilize a doctor of optometry as their primary eye care provider, collaborating in their overall health care.
OUR PURPOSE: A D V O C A C Y
The COA and AOA are the ONLY organizations that work to protect and promote the optometric profession in Sacramento and Washington D.C.
OUR PURPOSE: C O M M U N I T Y
COA brings together more than 2,700 optometrists and 1,200 students in CA to make important decisions that will affect the future of optometry.