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Your Doctor of Optometry can offer a convenient one-stop destination for all things eye health related, including prevention, diagnosis, treatment, health information and eyewear products.

Eye See… Eye Learn®

Good vision is critical for children to achieve their full learning potential. Eye See… Eye Learn provides information and coverage for children having their vision checked as they enter school for the first time.

OAO Membership

Membership provides many benefits, including knowledge sharing, career support, continuing education, insurance and more.

OAO Membership

Membership provides many benefits, including knowledge sharing, career support, continuing education, insurance and more.

Below you will find a list of OAO events. OAO members who attend events are eligible for reduced rates. For more details on how to become a member, please visit our Membership page.



Thrive and Survive Practice Management Series

Creating Success in Practice for Today's Young Optometrists

Online registration for this event is now closed. If you would still like to register, please contact Wanda Bishop at wbishop@optom.on.ca or call 1-800-540-3837 ext. 224. There will be no on-site registration.

When: May 30, 2016, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Kingbridge Conference Centre, King City


Join us for 7 hours of continuing education, featuring:

• Dr. Sherif El Defrawy - Advancements in cataract surgery
• Dr. Angela Peddle - Amplyopia: newest research and techniques
• Dr. Anne Marie Lahr - TBA
 Alissa Rephael - Optometrists' responsibilities for actions of others
 Irv Handler, Scotiabank - Getting out of debt and on your feet
• Best practices panel with Drs. Tina Goodhew, Stelio Nikolakakis, Ritesh Patel and Lareina Yeung
• Dr. Kristen Bentley, Life Coach



2016 Regional meetings

Representatives from OAO and the College of Optometrists are annual attendees at these regional meetings, answering questions and providing updates to participating ODs.


2016 EASTERN REGIONAL Optometry Golf Tournament and Conference – Sept. 9-10, 2016

Where: Peterborough area

Friday September 9, 2016 – Golf Tournament – Wildfire Golf and Country Club

Saturday September 10, 2016 – Lecture Series – Viamede Resort

Conference Contact: Dr. Joe Hoja, by email at: drjhoja@hotmail.com 

Conference details will be updated here as they are confirmed.



2016 NORTH-EASTERN Optometry Conference - Sept. 15-17, 2016 

Where: Timmins

Conference Contact: Dr. Ross MacIvor, by email at: rossmacivor@personainternet.com

Conference details will be updated here as they are confirmed.


2016 NORTH-WESTERN Regional Meeting and Conference

Date and details TBD
 
Conference details will be updated here as they are confirmed.