Membership

The Association of Technical Personnel in Ophthalmology (ATPO) invites you to become a member of the organization that represents all Allied Ophthalmic Personnel (AOP)! The success of ATPO is due to the strength and professionalism of its members, who work through ATPO, to meet the demands of their careers as the scope of ophthalmic medical technology expands and changes. ATPO represents all AOP, including ophthalmic assistants, technicians, nurses, photographers, surgical and keratorefractive technologists, orthoptists, and contact lens specialists.

All members receive the following benefits:
  • Up to 5 FREE Continuing Education credits (per year)
  • Subscription to Viewpoints Magazine
  • Monthly Memo e-newsletter
  • Reduced rates for regional educational programs
  • Free National Salary & Benefits Report
  • Discounted prices on online courses – EyeCareCE
  • Discounted prices on educational materials
  • Membership pin and certificate
  • Volunteer opportunities

Join or renew online or fill out a membership form and fax/mail back to ATPO.
Individual membership form
Group membership form


Individual Membership
Regular Member: IJCAHPO certified and non-certified ophthalmic personnel
Student Member: Individuals currently enrolled in an ophthalmic education program
Joint CSOMP Member: Certified or non-certified ophthalmic personnel who are members of both ATPO and CSOMP (Canadian Society of Ophthalmic Medical Personnel)
Joint CLSA Member: Certified or non-certified ophthalmic personnel who are members of both ATPO and CLSA (Contact Lens Society of America) *Available by mail or fax only.

Individual membership pricing
Regular, 1 year - $75.00
Regular, 3 years - $175.00
Student - $20.00
Joint CSOMP - $75.00
Joint CLSA - $170.00

View the individual membership form

Group Membership
In addition to individual memberships, ATPO also offers group memberships at a discounted rate of $10 off the regular individual price.

To qualify for a group membership:
  • Enroll three or more members per organization
  • Complete the group application form
  • Each member of the group must also complete a single membership application
  • A single payment for the group is required
View the group membership form