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:
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The TOA works with companies and organizations to financially support the profession of optometry in the state of Texas. 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.
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To help members with specific questions or problems, TOA has established three separate panels of 'experts', people who deal with these situations on a larger scale, to help answer your questions.
TOA Centers, Task Forces and Board of Trustees provide opportunities to be directly involved in advancing the direction of our 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. 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. TOA also offers it's members placement on the TAYE website practice locator ($250 benefit). >> Click Here
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.