As the representative voice of Optometry in Maine, the Maine Optometric Association (MOA) visibly promotes Optometry as the primary eye care profession. The MOA advances the quality and availability of eye, vision, and related health care for the citizens and visitors of Maine. The MOA enhances the independent and ethical decision making of its member doctors and assist members to practice in accordance with the highest standards of patient care.


The Maine Optometric Association is the acknowledged leader and recognized authority for eye and vision care in Maine. In the year 2020, the MOA:

  • Is THE first and best point of access to quality eye and vision care sought by consumers.
  • Proactively focuses on technological changes to assist Maine optometrists in delivering better eye health and vision care.
  • Assist and encourage Maine Optometrists to participate in all third party plans of their choice without discrimination regarding access and reimbursement.
  • Membership consists of virtually all licensed Maine Optometrists representing all modes of practice.
  • Coordinates training of optometrists and staff to support increased delegation and efficiency to enhance eye care delivery.
  • Upholds and advocates scope of practice and uniform licensure levels consistent with the American Optometric Association's definition of Optometry.