The International Academy of Ocularistry welcomes your application to join our membership.
There are two pathways to become a member of The International Academy of Ocularistry:
Pathway A: Available for those ocularists with a Board Certification (NEBO or equivalent) who also hold a Bachelor´s degree or equivalent
Pathway B: - Non US or Canadian residents only -
Available for those ocularists with 15 years of experience or more with 3 supporting letters from ophthalmologists.
Applicant must hold a bachelor´s degree or equivalent
The applicant should have attended at least 2 out of 3 IAO meetings prior to submitting application for membership. Once a member, to maintain membership should attend 2 out of 3 IAO meetings.
Members in Training: Persons who are in an ocularistry training program may apply as Members in Training. There is no application fee for Members in Training, and no dues are required until the Member in Training becomes a full member.
To apply for membership in the International Academy of Ocularistry please check the level of membership for which you would like to apply.
A PDF of the application may be accessed at:
Only application fee payment -Only for applying to IAO membership for the first time- You will need the registration code: APPLICATION FEE
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