American Association of Certified Orthoptists

Established in 1940, American Association of Certified Orthoptists (AACO) is a 501(c)3 organization that supports and represents the Certified Orthoptists®️ of the USA

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Continuing medical education

Annual National Meeting

The AACO meets annually in conjunction with the American Academy of Ophthalmology to offer a scientific program for orthoptists, orthoptic students and ophthalmologists, to provide continuing education for orthoptists, and to conduct the business of the association.

Within our organization

We are very proud to be run by orthoptists for orthoptists. Dedicated volunteers ensure the forward progression of our profession by serving on our board and various committees. We are professionals that value clinical excellence based on scientific principles.


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