Membership in the Optometry Association of Louisiana (OAL) is an extremely important part of any Louisiana optometrist's career.  The OAL has worked diligently over the past several decades to improve the quality of eyecare Louisiana's residents receive, to increase the number of services a Louisiana optometrist can provide, to prevent discrimination against the profession at all levels, and to insure representation on legislative issues.  Please join us in continuing to insure a vibrant future for optometry in Louisiana!

We hope you will consider joining the Optometry Association of Louisiana, the ONLY voice for organized Optometry in Louisiana.   We work to support and represent you!

For details on joining, please contact our Executive Director, Dr. James D. Sandefur at 1-318-335-0675, or e-mail

Be sure to include your current status (new graduate, practicing Optometrist, paraoptometric, etc) as well as your full name, address, and telephone number if you are e-mailing us.