Mission Statement

The purpose of the United Optometrists Association is to solve inequality within the profession of optometry.


  • To educate optometrists and optometry students about systemic inequality.

  • To research and cultivate solutions to inequality.

  • To organize and mobilize optometrists and optometry students.

  • To fight inequality by raising awareness within the profession, recommending actions and best practices for employers and employees, and training UOA members to act in the interest of equality.