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Healthy eyes and clear vision for all Canadians. For life.

Become a Doctor of Optometry (OD)

Learn what it takes to become an optometrist in Canada.

OD Requirements

CCOA Program

Online training and education for optometric staff working for CAO members. 

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Canadian Journal of Optometry

CAO’s premier publication, the CJO is a quarterly, peer-reviewed clinical journal.

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Eye Health Library

A Comprehensive Resource Library

Our comprehensive library provides information to help you maintain optimal eye health and vision care. From eye conditions, diseases, treatment options, examinations, safety and more, you can filter based on what is relevant for your needs.

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Events Calendar

Listing of upcoming optometric events

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Job Board

Find new optometric career opportunities from coast to coast
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20/20 vision doesn’t mean perfect vision.

Find an optometrist near you to look after your eye health and vision care needs.

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