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COVID 19 Update
Following CDC guidelines, the American Board of Optometry will institute a remote work policy beginning March 17th. Our office will be closed but we will respond to voicemail and email.
CAP Survey Leads to Changes
In February, ABO conducted a survey of all CAP participants from 2019. See survey highlights and MOC program changes that have been made as a result.
ABO Spotlight - Bonnie Gauer, OD
ABO is pleased to highlight our Oregon State Ambassador, Dr. Bonnie Gauer, who is in private practice in Roseburg, OR and sits on AOA's Evidence Based Guideline Committee.
Stay in the know about exams, training, and more.
Registration for the July 2020 exam is open. Due to COVID-19 and scheduling needs at Prometric testing centers, the exam…
Webinar: Low Vision in the Primary Care Practice
Presented by Kendall Krug, OD. Dr. Krug is a private practitioner in Hays, KS and a Diplomate of the American…
Don’t miss Academy in Nashville,Tennessee! ABO will be there! Stop by and visit us in the exhibit hall.
Webinar: How to Thrive in a Medical Optometric Practice
Presented by Craig Hyre, OD. Dr. Hyre is in private practice in Elkins, West Virginia and is a Diplomate of…
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.