AOP's mission, vision and values

Discover more about what drives us


Our mission 

The AOP protects the individual professional, promotes optometry and the interests of optometrists and provides unrivalled support to all members.

Our vision

  • To assist our members to prosper wherever they work
  • For eye health and the work of our members to be recognised by the public
  • To be the unrivalled provider of support for eye health practitioners
  • To defend, represent and protect the individual member

Our values

  • Leadership
  • Understanding
  • Reliability
  • Dedication

Our three pillars

  • Policy and promotion
  • Membership services
  • Sustainability