The following resources are designed to help optometrists and the public to improve eye and vision health care in Ohio. Contact the OOA with any questions.


Ohio Optometric Foundation

Ohio Optometric Foundation is a not-for-profit Ohio charitable corporation chartered in the state of Ohio for the purpose of accepting and administering charitable donations to improve the visual health and welfare of Ohio's citizens.


VisionUSA was established in 1991 to provide basic eye examinations to Americans in need, and is currently available in 39 states and the District of Columbia. AOA member optometrists donate their services at no cost.

If you need an eye exam and do not have insurance and cannot afford one, work with your social worker, case worker, charitable organization or agency to submit an application on your behalf for VISION USA services.

Vision Simulator Cards

Helpful simulator cards that you can order all about vision problems that can affect anybody from infants to Senior Citizens.

Ohio Amblyope Registry

The Ohio Amblyope Registry provides free eye patches for the treatment of amblyopia, free literature about amblyopia and causes, as well as other important services to help families of children with amblyopia. All services provided by the registry are free of charge and restricted to Ohio residents.

Eye and Vision Problems

General information about Eye and Vision problem that can occur, with additional resources into the discovery and treatment of each.

Caring for Your Vision

Guidelines and tips to make sure your vision is at its best.

Careers in Optometry

Do you need an optometrist for a full-time or part-time position? Are you searching for the right opportunity to start your career? Is there a new partner, associate, or even a buyer for your practice in your future?