Member Benefits

FREE CEs: The 2-Hour CEs are FREE.

Join and forget about CE requirements: Most of California’s Continuing Education Requirements for licensed ODs are covered.

Free legal advice with COA lawyers: Each month, you have access to the best lawyers for 30 minutes consultation.

THREE in one membership: Membership in the SDCOS (San Diego County Optometric Society), COA (California Optometric Association), and the AOA (American Optometric Association).

Special Value Registration: COA’s Monterey Fall Symposium and OptoWest.

SDCOS website: provides local and state information with an exclusive “member only” section.

Access more patients: Optometrist locator services via a toll-free number and online search for the public to use in finding a COA member doctor.

Exclusive deals: SDCOS sponsors’ special offers are exclusive to SDCOS members.

Legislative and Regulatory Advocacy:  COA’s legislative team helps to protect your license to practice and enhance your scope of practice.

Stay in the loop: The San Diego View, monthly online publication, with current legislative, regulatory, health, and community issues. Government Affairs Weekly Update provides all members with current legislative topics and concerns. E-information: News and Views monthly e-mail keeps you up-to-date on local events with news and information that could influence how you practice.

How would you feel if you could practice more freely? Remember, we are a Legislative profession. Help us support YOU.