American Academy of Ophthalmology

Our Mission

The American Academy of Ophthalmology is the largest national membership association of Eye M.D.s. — medical and osteopathic physicians who provide comprehensive eye care, including medical, surgical and optical care. The Academy’s mission is to advance the lifelong learning and professional interests of Eye M.D.s to ensure that the public can obtain the best possible eye care. The Academy also provides trusted, comprehensive eye health information to the public through EyeSmart.