Take Advantage of Your Experience!

November 14, 2012

Take advantage of your experience before the ABO Phase-In Period ends.

Don’t miss your chance to take the ABO exam while Phase-In Rules are still in effect. Get the full benefit of your clinical practice experience by applying to be an Active Candidate today.

Online applications are accepted on a rolling basis, and registration for the December – January exam is now open.

Join our Diplomates and hundreds of Active Candidates who have chosen to demonstrate their commitment to lifelong learning and raise the bar on quality patient care.

ABO Phase-In Rules

The application deadline for Phase-In Rules inclusion is April 30, 2013.

Learn more about ABO Phase-In Rules



Check Board Certification Status

By going through the voluntary process of becoming board certified, our Diplomates demonstrate competence beyond entry level.

Upcoming Events

Stay in the know about exams, training, and more by visiting our events page.

Optometry’s Meeting

Jun 18, 2024 - Jun 20, 2024
ABO will host our annual board of directors meeting on Tuesday, June 18 from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. The...
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Webinar: Contact Lens Management of Presbyopia

Jul 25, 2024 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CDT
Join us on Thursday, July 25th when Susan Resnick, OD, presents a course on Contact Lens Management of Presbyopia. Dr....
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