AFOS Membership Form

AFOS is always advocating for you and is the voice for Federal Service Optometry!  

AFOS is proud to offer many benefits for federal service optometrists, including:


  • AFOS provides a forum for federal service optometrists to help improve the art and science of the practice of optometry and to maintain the highest vision standards in the world
  • Partnership with local, federal and national governments and the American Optometric Association (AOA) to advocate for the profession of Optometry.


  • Two great annual educational meetings in conjunction with SECO and AAO
  • 10+ hours of COPE approved CE at each meeting including Service-Specific Break-Out Sessions 
  • International meeting opportunities (AFOS SECO London, UK)
  • Service Break-Out sessions and one-on-one opportunities with Service Chiefs/Branch Specialty leaders twice annually 
  • Advanced Educational Support: AFOS/Salus University Tribute Scholarships
  • Free CE through EyeLearn online learning resource from AOA


  • Lobbying for continued optometric presence, full-scope credentialing, service pay and other benefits
  • AFOS works closely with AOA and other state affiliates to put our priorities in the spotlight and get results. 


  • Professional development, mentorship and networking opportunities
  • National-level leadership and volunteer opportunities
  • Professional Recognition via the AOA and AFOS' Annual Awards


  • CooperVisionContact Lens National Account: at-cost contact lens program for you and your family members
  • Stay in the know!  Access to Member-only Newsletters, Emails, Career/Transition Opportunities, etc
  • Belong to something that matters!
  • Great benefits through the AOA such as malpractice and disability insurance.


Best value for organized optometry membership: AFOS maintains the lowest professional dues of all AOA affiliates!


Visit to find out more about all the great benefits your membership brings you!  Or click to view the AOA Benefits brochure.
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We need your support and participation to have a stronger voice! 

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