Resources for Professionals & Students

Educational Resources

American Academy of Optometry
Fosters research and the dissemination of knowledge in both basic and applied vision science.

Council on Optometric Practice Education (COPE)
National clearinghouse for all CE courses of a state-wide, regional or national scope.

International Optometric Honor Society
Beta Sigma Kappa, the International Optometric Honor Society.

International Society for Eye Research
Founded in 1968 to establish an international organization to support eye and vision research.

Merck Medicus
Textbooks available online.

National Board of Examiners in Optometry
Provides comprehensive information about the National Board Optometry exams.

Optometry Board Study Review
Interactive software for optometric students preparing for their Board Exams.

Optometric Center of New York
The allied and endowing foundation of the State University of New York, State College of Optometry.

Optometric & Related Associations

American Academy of Ophthalmology
The largest national membership association of Eye M.D.s.

American Optometic Association
The premiere authority in the optometric profession.

Association of Regulatory Boards of Examiners of Optometry
Provides resources to state regulatory boards of optometry throughout North America.

Canadian Association of Optometrists
CAO is the professional association that represents Doctors of Optometry in Canada.

College of Optometrists in Vision Development
International membership association of eye care professionals including optometrists, optometry students, and vision therapists.

Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association
Advancing the art and science of habilitation rehabilitation of the neurologically and cognitively injured and disabled survivor population and their families.

New York State Nurses Association
New York State professional nursing association.

Other Resources

Low Vision Certification
Find a list of low vision certified optometrists, low vision continuing education or details on the low vision examination.

To help find necessary ICD-9 codes.

One Network
The Ophthalmic News and Education Network.

Ophthalmic information to download to a PDA.

Information regarding all specialties of medicine as well as the business of medicine.

The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
The New York Eye and Ear digital Atlas of Ophthalmology.

Optcom Web Site
Optometry's premier online community.

Ocular surgery news.

Practice Opportunities
Posted by the SUNY State College of Optometry as a service to the profession.
An index of drugs including possible drug interactions.

Primary Care Optometry (Slack Inc.)
A guide to Internet clinical resources, categorized by medical specialty.