TOA has contracted with a Texas attorney to provide legal information by telephone on a variety of subjects including contract negotiations, lease agreements, HIPAA violations, etc.
TOA has a lobby team including staff and outside counsel to keep abreast of the legislative issues in Austin that effect optometry. When action is needed, TOA’s grassroots structure is in place. TOA's lobbying team has produced a century of legislative successes for optometry in Texas.
TOA provides materials for new graduates and those optometrists starting a new business, as well as practice tips for established practices.
Additionally, the American Optometric Association provides TOA members with a wealth of practice management tools and knowledge, including:
The following companies are TOA-endorsed providers of insurance and financial services:
(Compass Bank/Horizons Insurance/Oldham & Oldham)
|Frost Insurance Agency|
|(Life, Health, Disability Insurance)
|M.A.R. Financial Group||Madeley & Company, Inc. - OPP|
|(Disability Overhead Expense Insurance, etc.)
The TOA works with companies and organizations to financially support the profession of optometry in the state of Texas. These providers have been endorsed by the Texas Optometric Association Board of Directors. As you comparison shop for goods or services, we urge you to consider these endorsed suppliers. They have made a commitment to support your profession.
Membership allows lower registration fees to TOA’s Convention and other important meetings.
Your membership dues provide access to materials found only in ‘locked’ areas on the website.
Your membership supports the production of the TOA E-News. E-mailed directly to your inbox every 2-3 weeks, the TOA E-News keeps you up-to-date on the latest developments in Texas optometry.
Only TOA-AOA members are listed on the Doctor Locator so new patients can find you and other doctors can refer patients to you.
Member doctors network on a local level with societies in their local areas. Opportunities abound for continuing education, mentorship, practice management tips and other resources found through doctors who have the same interests.