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A Word from Our Chair
As the end of 2021 approaches, I wish to recognize the invaluable contributions from our state ambassadors.
MOC Subspecialty Committee Meets at Academy
In the fall of 2020, the ABO Board of Directors formed a committee to explore the need for, and interest in, specialty credentials.
Diplomate Spotlight - Lillian Kalaczinski, OD
In 2010, when ABO was finalizing the first board certification exam, Dr. Kalaczinski was serving on the Michigan Optometric Association Board.
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Webinar: Ocular and Neuro-ophthalmic Manifestations of Systemic Disease
Presented by Dr. Brian Hall, OD, FAAO. Dr. Hall has a focus in comprehensive eye care, ocular and neuro-ophthalmic disease…
Spring 2022 Board Certification Exam
The board certification exam for spring 2022 will open on February 1st and close on March 31st. Registration for the…
Webinar: Medical Applications of Contact Lenses
Presented by Dr. Susan Resnick, OD. Dr. Resnick is a leading expert in dry eye and scleral contact lenses and…
BOARD CERTIFICATION BENEFITS, FAQs, & MORE
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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.