Three For One Membership
Advance your profession and your career. Join and unite with 40,000 other professionals across the country that are passionate about improving patient care, public awareness, and the professional standing of optometry.
To become a member of CCOS, you must apply through the California Optometric Association (COA). Membership in the COA is tripartite; you also become a member of the American Optometric Association (AOA) as well as CCOS, all of which provides you with local, state and national representation.
How does being a COA member benefit you?
Protect your license to practice in California
Represent the interests of optometrists in the California legislature and the courts
Advocate for a position in the regulatory and health care systems and for the inclusion in managed care programs
Promote access and enhance the public’s perception of comprehensive optometric health care
Offer quality continuing education programs to meet license requirement
A strong voice where it matters most
The AOA works closely with individual doctors and state associations to put our priorities in the spotlight and get results. It's the support of AOA members like you who make victories possible.
Improving skills, educating leaders
The AOA's Continuing Education program makes it easy and affordable for you and your staff to stay abreast of the latest research, techniques and technology.
The leading edge of patient care
Better resources mean better care. And the AOA is at the forefront in developing clinical tools and best practices to advance and elevate patient care.
Sharing our vision for better eye care
Complementing our efforts to defend optometry before policy makers, it is the AOA's mission to elevate our profession in the public perception through marketing, public relations, and educational tools on eye health, safety and the importance of regular exams by a licensed optometrist.
What's the value of membership?
Practice Fact Sheets
Member Media Center
Member Resource Center
EyeLearn Online Learning
OD Resource Guide
COA Member News
CE @ Home
24/7 Coding Expert
Presentation & Career Resources
Social Media Consultant
$250 per staff member