Membership

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The membership period is 12 months from the date the membership is processed.
 

Membership Categories/Prices Description
Regular Members:
3+ years in practice: $295.00
1st & 2nd Year in Practice: $160.00
Ophthalmologists who reside in the U.S. or Canada are invited to join CLAO as Regular Members. Regular Members have all of the rights and privileges described on this page, as well as the right to vote and hold office. A subscription to the Journal is included in Regular Members' dues, along with a complimentary professional listing onContactLensDocs.com.
SPECIAL NOTE: Ophthalmologists in their first and second year of practice may join for $160.00.
Resident/Fellow Members:
Dues waived
Residents and Fellows in ophthalmology who reside in the U.S. are invited to accept free membership in CLAO and receive CLAO publications. Residents and fellows may participate in all CLAO activities except voting and holding elective office. An electronic subscription to the Journal is included at no cost to residents and fellows.
SPECIAL NOTE: At present, annual dues are waived for ophthalmology residents and fellows. Please email documentation to eyes@clao.org
Associate Members:
$275.00
Associate Membership is available to contact lens scientists and educators and Fellows of the Contact Lens Society of America who meet stated qualifications for membership. Associate Members serve on committees but do not vote or hold CLAO office. A subscription to the Journal is included in their dues, along with a complimentary professional listing on ContactLensDocs.com.
Affiliate Members:
$245.00
Doctors of Optometry who support the purposes and mission of CLAO are invited to join. Affiliate Members serve on committees but do not hold elected office or vote. A subscription to the Journal is included in their dues, along with a complimentary professional listing on ContactLensDocs.com.
Allied Health Members:
$95.00
Technicians who are employed in an ophthalmic related field and who support the purposes and mission of CLAO are invited to join as Allied Health Members. Allied Health Members do not hold elected office or vote. Subscription to the Journal is not included with Allied Health Membership.
Group Membership:
$595.00
All doctors in one practice, however, please note only 3 members receive the mailed and electronic Journal.  Please specify the 3.

E-Mail (membership queries): eyes@CLAO.org

Attention CLAO Members

Please be certain that CLAO has your email address on file. We need this information to send your member newsletter eNews to you. Note that it is CLAO Policy not to share member email addresses with third parties.

In addition to providing CLAO with your email address, please also provide CLAO with the URL of your practice's professional web site. CLAO provides a complimentary member service by placing a link to your web site on our public information ContactLensDocs.com site. Send your URL to eyes@CLAO.org today to take advantage of this complimentary service!