Fellow Dues

In order to be a member in good standing and retain the distinction of Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry (FAAO), members must pay annual dues as set by the Board of Directors. The membership term in the Academy is based on a calendar year, January 1 to December 31. A member who fails to remit payment by April 30 will be deactivated on May 1. Lapsed members will be advised that they must cease using the distinction "FAAO," and must return his/her Fellow certificate to the Academy office.

Annual Dues

Category

Annual Dues

Notes 

Fellows

$355

Includes a subscription to the print version of the Optometry and Vision Science journal
 

Senior Fellows

$255

In accordance with the Academy's bylaws, Senior Fellowship is awarded to any Fellow who has reached age 65. Includes a subscription to the print version of the Optometry and Vision Science journal
 

Emeritus Fellows 

$85

In accordance with the Academy's bylaws, Emeritus Fellowship is awarded to any Fellow who has been a Fellow for at least 30 years and has reached age 70. Emeritus Fellowship may be granted to any Fellow born during 1940-1945 who has been a Fellow for at least 30 years and has reached age 65. There is an option to subscribe ($62) to the print version of Optometry and Vision Science (included on the form)
 

Honorary Fellow, Life Fellow,  Life Emeritus Fellows    

$0

Requests for such considerations by the Board of Directors are to be submitted in writing to the Academy office. There is an option to subscribe ($62) to the print version of Optometry and Vision Science (included on the form)

Payment

Payment can be made online after logging in with your username and password. Once you have logged in, select the "Pay Dues" option from your profile menu and follow the prompts. If you have forgotten your username and password, follow the prompts by clicking on the "I forgot my password" link on the log-in screen.

Payment can also be made by check. Please include your membership ID number and mail checks to: 

American Academy of Optometry
2909 Fairgreen Street
Orlando, FL 32803

Not certain of your membership status? Contact the Academy at (321) 710-3937 or by e-mail at DanaE@aaoptom.org.