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IOA awards the following accolades:

  • The Distinguished Service Award.
  • The National Optometrist Award (previously called the Optometrist of the Year Award)
Distinguished Service Award
The Distinguished Service Award is made to a person who, in the view of the Governing Board, has made an outstanding contribution over time to the achievement of IOA’s vision and mission . This is the highest Award that IOA can bestow on an individual.
National Optometrist Award
The national Optometrist Award is made to a person who, in the view of the Governing Board, is making an outstanding contribution to the development of the profession of optometry worldwide, and to the community at large.
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Details of the selection process and criteria are decided by the executive committee of IOA .
Nominations will be sought in during the biannual conference and presentations will be made at IOA conferences.


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