American Optometric Association 243 N Lindbergh Blvd, Creve Coeur, MO63141 The American Optometric Association, or AOA, represents more than 36,000 doctors of optometry, optometry students,…More papaoptometric assistants and technicians. AOA serves as a federation of state, student and armed forced optometric associations. It strives to provide everyone with quality vision and eye care. Its main goals are to set professional standards, lobby governments and others on behalf of the optometric profession and provide education leadership and research. Its website offers helpful articles on eye problems such as astigmatism, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma and more.