Full-time Membership

A licensed optometrist, practicing in Alberta who works a minimum of 75 days per year and who holds valid membership with the Alberta College of Optometrists, may apply for Full-Time Membership with the AAO.  The applicant must pay all relevant professional dues, fees and levies and agree to uphold the bylaws of the AAO.
Benefits include (a full benefits guide will be provided with membership):
A voice in legislative affairs
A listing on the patient Find an Optometrist tool on the AAO webpage
Patient information materials and aids
Public promotional campaigns, materials and equipment loans
Member discounts for personal and professional services
Regional meetings and workshops
Continuing education opportunities, in-person and online
AAO annual general meeting and conference
Monthly newsletters that provide current and trending practice and optometry news
AAO vision care programs (Eye See. . .Eye Learn® and Eyesafe™)
Online resources
Membership with the Canadian Association of Optometrists