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Word From Our Chair
The ABO Board of Trustees held its annual meeting in Orlando, Florida on October 22nd and I am honored and humbled to have been selected to serve as Chair of the ABO Board.
End of Year Reminders
As 2019 draws to a close, we want to make sure you are on top of all MOC requirements and provide some tips for catching up if you are a little behind.
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Ametropia/Ophthalmic Optics CAP Assessment Due
The final CAP assessment of 2019, Ametropia/Ophthalmic Optics, must be completed by December 31, 2019 at 11:50 pm.
Registered candidates will take the exam at their registered location.
BOARD CERTIFICATION BENEFITS, FAQs, & MORE
Considering certification? Get started here.
Why should I become Board Certified?
By going through the voluntary process of becoming Board Certified, our Diplomates demonstrate competence beyond entry level.
How do I get started becoming an American Board of Optometry Diplomate?
Applying to become an Active Candidate is the first step. Click the start certification button below, and complete all four pages of the application. This will initiate the verification process.
What should I know about the exam process?
Looking for cost information, dates, registered testing centers, or questions about the exam in general? Start here.