BCOA Membership Benefits

When you join the Florida Optometric Association (FOA), you also become part of the local society (BCOA), Southern Council of Optometry and the American Optometric Association (AOA).

  • Discount on Gold Coast Retreat Registration
  • Free Continued Education at our monthly meetings
  • Newsletter with local optometry news

FOA Membership Benefits:

  • “The Insight” the FOA’s bi-monthly newsmagazine containing information on:
    • State Board regulation Florida Legislation
    • Third Party Clinical and Research News
    • Continuing Education
    • Practice Management
    • Classified Advertisements
  • The FOA provides discounts at Disney World, Sea World, Bush Gardens, Alamo Rental Car and others.
  • The FOA has insurance available to FOA Members:
    • Group Health
    • Individual Health
    • Long Term Care
    • Worker’s Compensation
    • Voluntrary Term Life
    • Office Package
    • Long Term Disability

AOA Membership Benefits:

The AOA has many, many benefits, too numerous to list here, but a few are:

  • AOA members can receive discounts on residential and commercial long distance telephone service, package delivery service and credit card processing.
  • The AOA offers a leasing program for office equipment and a loan program for office renovation or the practice acquisition you are planning.
  • The AOA offers members a platinum plus card issued by MBNA American Bank. If you are planning for future retirement, the AOA has a special retirement program just for members.