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Optometry and Vision Science is the official journal of the American Academy of Optometry. AAO members receive a complimentary online subscription.

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The American Academy of Optometry is committed to promoting the art and science of vision care through lifelong learning. The Academy provides continuing education to optometrists and vision scientists at our annual meeting. An optometrist can distinguish him/herself by becoming a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry (FAAO).

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The American Academy of Optometry Foundation develops and provides financial support for optometric research and education in vision and eye health to improve clinical patient care.

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