American Academy of Ophthalmology

Members of ASOPRS are also members of the parent organization of ophthalmology and its subspecialties, the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO). The AAO is the world’s largest association of eye physicians and surgeons. A global community of 32,000 medical doctors, the AAO protects sight and empowers lives by setting the standards for ophthalmic education and advocating for our patients and the public. We innovate to advance our profession and to ensure the delivery of the highest-quality eye care.

The AAO website is a rich resource of  practice management, advocacy and other valuable information. Much of the information is available without logging in, but there are several areas you will need to Log in to learn more.

IRIS® Registry
With the IRIS® Registry, ophthalmologists can compare their patient outcomes, professional performance and care processes against other ophthalmologists across the country. The IRIS® Registry will be able to measure the continuum of care from initial patient contact, through intervention and follow up.

Medicare Reporting (MIPS: Merit-Based Incentive Pay System) 

Ophthalmic News & Education Network® (The ONE® Network)
The AAO’s global platform for ophthalmic education.