National Association of VA Optometrists

2023 NAVAO Meeting & Reception

 Oct 12 | New Orleans | Registration deadline is Oct 2.
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Member Resources

Many resources available here including promotion guide, meeting minutes, VA guidelines, etc.


Continuing Education

Multiple free CE courses available to members. Click here to view courses.


VA Optometry Service Calls

Archive of past minutes and resources from service calls.


Mission Statement

The National Association of VA Optometrists (NAVAO) is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1977. Our Board and Committee Members are all volunteers.

The objectives of the NAVAO are to encourage and promote the best possible primary eye and vision care for our nation’s Veterans and to promote the education, training, professional growth, and welfare of optometric staff, research/clinical fellows, residents, and students.

The NAVAO is also dedicated to fostering camaraderie and professional development among VA optometrists. Any VA staff, attending, consultant, research/clinical fellow, resident optometrist, or any other optometrist having an interest in VA optometry is eligible for membership.

Latest News and Updates


NAVAO Elections

Please support your colleagues by voting! Polls will close August 31. Only members with active membership for 2023 will be able to vote (resident and clinical/research fellow members do not have voting privileges). Elected NAVAO positions have a two-term...

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