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Certification validates your knowledge, skills, and ability as an AOP, and demonstrates your commitment to the profession. Learn more about qualifications, specialty certifications, advancement, and recertification.


Educational and training activities to further your knowledge and obtain the CE credits you need. View our virtual and in-person annual and regional meetings, lectures, workshops, and more.

COMT Study Guide


Prepare for the COMT certification examination. This guide will aid you in building your knowledge and skills, and identifying where you need to focus your study time to study more effectively.

The Premier Event in Eye Care Education

National Annual Continuing Education Program

The national Annual Continuing Education (ACE) program offers hundreds of Continuing Education courses and Learning Labs at the basic, intermediate, advanced, and master levels.


The largest library of online CE courses for AOP. Purchase the Clinic CE Subscription—the easiest and most cost-effective way to train and educate your entire eye care team through approximately 220 courses.

Education & Research Foundation

The JCAHPO Education and Research Foundation has awarded over $1 million in scholarships and grants to support the education, training, and certification of Allied Ophthalmic Personnel (AOP). The Foundation fulfills its mission to expand and strengthen the delivery of eye care by supporting the current and next generation of AOP through the generosity of donors.


Learn more about becoming an AOP, discover new career opportunities, and explore tools to help you advance your career.


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