About the KOA

Our doctors are committed to delivering the highest quality eye and vision care to Kentucky citizens. In addition, members of the KOA pledge:

  • to keep the visual welfare of the patient uppermost at all times;
  • to promote in every possible way, in collaboration with the Association, better care of the visual needs of mankind;
  • to enhance continuously optometry’s educational and technical proficiency to the end that patients shall receive the benefits of all acknowledged improvements in eye care;
  • to see that no person shall lack for optometry care, regardless of his/her financial status;
  • to advise the patient whenever consultation with an optometric colleague or reference for other professional care seems advisable;
  • to hold in professional confidence all information concerning a patient and to use such data only for the benefit of the patient;
  • to conduct themselves as exemplary citizens;
  • to maintain their offices and practices in keeping with professional standards;
  • to promote and maintain cordial and unselfish relationships with members of the optometric profession and of other professions for the exchange of information to the advantage of mankind.