Imortant News/ Notice

Admissions starts for online course on behavioural optometry (EPED). For more details please see notice board section in this page.

Board Of Directors


The Indian Optometric Association is a registered body under society act and has been active since then. It has protected and advanced our profession.


Secretary Message

It is evident that the quality of service provided by an optometric practice is a function of Optometrist's clinical skills and the provision of state-of-the-art instrumentation facilities.

IOA’s Definition

IOA is adopting the definition of optometry and optometrist of WCO/WHO
Optometry is a healthcare profession



Indian Optometric Association is a “Non for Profit” organization founded for the welfare of the connected individuals who operate in the industry.

Our Events / Functions

About the Indian Optometric Association (IOA)

The Indian Optometric Association is the leading authority on quality care and an advocate for our nation's health, representing over 10,000 optometric professionals and optometry students. As profession Optometry, which is now recognized as heath care professions in India, takes a leading role in patient care with respect to eye and vision care, as well as general health and well-being. As primary health care providers, optometrists have extensive, ongoing training to examine, diagnose, treat and manage ocular disorders, diseases and injuries and systemic diseases that manifest in the eye.

why choose us?

Your membership in the IOA gives you
access to professional periodicals and communications: