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Information About Optometry

American Optometric Association
This website includes information about optometry, eye conditions, programs and AOA membership.

New Mexico Board of Examiners in Optometry
Information about licensure, board policies, statute and board activities.

Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry (ASCO)
This website provides information about optometry school admissions, residencies, prerequisites, student information and school profiles.

Contact Lenses

Food and Drug Administration
Information for consumers about buying contact lenses over the internet.


National Eye Institute - Diabetes
Info on how to keep your diabetes on TRACK, and FAQ about diabetic eye disease.

American Diabetes Association
Learn about diabetes, its effects on the body and the eye, risk factors for the disease, and tips on managing the disease to avoid complications.

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
Part of the National Institutes of Health, this website provides cutting edge information about the latest research and health information on diabetes.

Eye Diseases and General Eye Health Information

National Eye Institute (NEI)
Part of the National Institutes of Health, this website provides an extensive library with information about eye conditions, research updates and program information.

All About Vision
A large library of information on many eye diseases, vision conditions and treatments.


National Eye Institute - Glaucoma
Tips on how to protect your vision from glaucoma and details about how it is diagnosed.

The Glaucoma Foundation
Information about glaucoma research, patient support, support groups and general disease information.

Glaucoma Research Foundation
Information on living with glaucoma, treatment options, and research opportunities.

Low Vision and Vision Rehabilitation

State of New Mexico Commission for the Blind
This site is designed to provide access to information and services provided by the New Mexico Commission for the Blind, as well as information of general interest to persons who are blind or have low vision.

Prevent Blindness America
A nonprofit organization that provides information about eye conditions, updates on the latest research, news on vision issues, and information on how to keep your eyes healthy.

National Eye Institute - Low Vision
Watch video testimonies and read personal stories from low vision patients who have low vision and have been helped by low vision aids. Helpful tips for helping a loved one with low vision.

Foundation Fighting Blindness
A nonprofit organization that provides support, chat boards and networking for people with visual impairment.

American Foundation of the Blind
Tips on living with vision loss, advocacy, rehabilitation and resources.

American Council for the Blind
Information and resources for blind and visually impaired individuals.

National Federation of the Blind
Services and information for blind and visually impaired individuals.

National Association For Visually Handicapped
Dedicated to providing assistance to the partially sighted. Resources for coping with the psychological effects of vision impairment and information on aids and services.

Lighthouse International
Information and services for blind and visually impaired individuals.

Macular Degeneration

American Macular Degeneration Foundation (AMDF)
Information about the disease, clinical trials, help and advice.

Macular Degeneration Foundation
Research and news about macular degeneration, updates and frequently asked questions.

Macular Degeneration Network
Details about prevention, treatment, research and a dictionary of terms.

Refractive Surgery

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
LASIK information, including what to expect from surgery, an overview of procedures, finding a surgeon and more.

Sports Vision

American Optometric Association Sports Vision Section
Information about eye movements, visualization, and tracking. Includes details on how to locate a sports vision doctor in your area.

Vision Therapy

College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD)
Information about vision therapy, types of vision problems and treatment options.

Optometric Extension Program (OEP)
Information about preventative, rehabilitative and behavioral optometry.

The Vision and Learning Forum
An organization dedicated to exploring the relationship between vision and learning.

Schools and Colleges of Optometry

Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE)
Financial assistance for New Mexico residents attending optometry school.

Sponsor Spotlights

Learn more about NMOA Sponsors

Eye Associates of New Mexico

Pacific Cataract and Laser Institute

Juliette Eye Institute

Coleman Vision



Walman Optical





VSP Vision



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February 4, 2024
Albuquerque NM
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April 12-14, 2024
Albuquerque NM
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