Become a Member

Membership in ATPO gives you discounts on meetings, products, and access to a vast network of dedicated eye care professionals. Join and discover the benefits!


Salary Survey

ATPO’s National Salary & Benefits Report is free for members. It is designed to give an analysis of the salary, wages, and benefits for Allied Ophthalmic Personnel (AOP).


Earn CE Credits

ATPO members may earn free IJCAHPO CE credits per membership year with ATPO’s CE articles and audio courses, available on our website.


Career Connection

ATPO has teamed up with Local Eye Site to provide all allied ophthalmic personnel and employers, easy access to post or find jobs in the field of Ophthalmology.


Ambassador Program

Help us promote careers in ophthalmology by generating awareness in your community. Learn more about this program and how to become an Ambassador.


Regional Network

The Regional Mentor Network consists of ATPO members who are available in different regions of the United States to answer your questions about ATPO.



There is a Career In Sight for You!

The Association of Technical Personnel in Ophthalmology (ATPO®) and the International Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (IJCAHPO) have released a new online video that introduces ophthalmic assisting careers and highlights the benefits and rewards of working as part of the ophthalmic health care team. The video includes key aspects of daily work, an overview of relevant certifications, paths to certification (academic and on-the-job training), and information about relevant professional associations. It also features vignettes from AOP at various career levels who speak about the importance of the profession.