Established in 1926 as the Guild of Prescription Opticians, the Opticians Association of America (OAA) is the only national organization representing opticianry's business, professional, educational, legislative and regulatory interests.

As a member of the association, OAA represents you. OAA is the voice of the opticianry industry and works as a promoter and communicator within and outside the industry while also protecting the reputation and perception of the industry in a local and global market.