Welcome to the new Georgia Optometric Association website. We hope you enjoy the look of the new site. We are going to be addidng significant content over the next several weeks and encourage you to visit us again soon


GOA wants to be your partner in helping to provide optometrists with invaluable resources for anyone practicing in the field of optometry. We are working harder than ever to bring you "members only" benefits that will provide you important services and save you money in the process.

GOA Benefits Include:

 MidSouth Premier Ophthalmics

We've Joined Hands! MidSouth Premier is Now a Preferred Vendor for the GOA Members. MidSouth Premier Ophthalmics is proud to be able to offer GOA members even deeper savings on their products! As a preferred vendor of the GOA, we are able to extend an additional .5% rebate towards your GOA dues on all soft contact and GP lens purchases. All lab and frame purchases qualify for an additional 2 to 4% rebate towards GOA dues (2% if monthly volume is under $3,000, and 4% if monthly volume is $3,000 and higher). Purchase everything your practice needs from MidSouth Premier (your Single Source supplier) and receive greater discounts, improve efficiencies, and now get rebates towards your GOA membership dues!  Contact MidSouth Premier 877-700-0914 www.mspremier.com
Your SERVICES (Lab) (Frames), Your SAVINGS (2-4%)
Your SERVICES (Soft Contacts) (GP), Your SAVINGS (0.5%)


GOA is pleased to announce the endorsement of Net Dr for assistance with IT Services. The company has helped optometric offices already and is offering special pricing, savings and benefits to all GOA members for IT services. Net Dr helps practices with their network by installing, monitoring and maintaining their systems. They also smooth the move to EMR through their 5 step process. Net Dr can take care of your computer issues remotely and offers 24/7 live support, which is more effective and cost efficient than having to wait for technical support to come on-site.  Net Dr is so confident that you'll be pleased with their services, they're offering GOA members 1 hour free emergency support ($125.00 value) as well as a free assessment to define current phase of practice for EMR upgrade ($500.00 value).  For help with your IT needs please contact Lisa Logue at 478-290-3819 or lisa@netdr.net

The GOA and ADP have partnered to help our members! ADP has been serving the needs of small businesses for more than 60 years. As the industry leader, they offer the widest range of business solutions to help owners manage their payroll, tax, HR administration, and retirement services. Use their proven accuracy and expertise to streamline your back-office operations and focus on what is most important: taking care of your customers. Your membership with the GOA qualifies you for special pricing and discounts. Please contact Kyle Loechel today at 678-429-8619 or kyle.loechel@adp.com

Credit Card Transaction Program with FFUSA

The Members' Only merchant services program of the the GOA will save your practice hundreds of dollars in fees that you are now paying unnecessarily. First Financial will save you money, improve your processing and at the same time "GIVE BACK" a part of their fee to the foundations and political action that elevate our profession, in your name. Do as practices all over Georgia are doing...Call...Compare...Save! Call Cam Higgins at 404-735-6555 or email cam.ffusa@att.net, or visit his website at http://ffusa.com/agent/ch.html

Insurance Discounts (Malpractice & Liability)

Your membership in the GOA qualifies you for a valuable benefit! You may now be eligible for a discount of up to 10% on your business insurance, including professional liability, and personal insurance. Commercial Property & Liability; Professional Liability; Commercial Automobile; Commercial Umbrella; Workers Compensation; Homeowners; Personal Automobile; Personal Umbrella. These tremendous savings are possible through a Special Savings Program with Auto Owners Insurance (www.auto-owners.com), a fortune 500 Company and A++ (Superior) by A.M. Best Company. To learn more, contact Michael Berger at Berger & O'Neal Insurance Group: 770-442.0770 or michael@bergeroneal.com, or contact your current Auto-Owners Insurance Agent.

ABB OPTICAL GROUP supplies more than 30,000 Eye Care Professionals across the U.S. with: brand name contact lenses, fully customizable Gas Permeable and Custom Specialty Soft contact lenses, stock ophthalmic lenses, and a fully automated full service, state-of-the-art free form technology digital lens laboratory from Digital Eye Lab. The company also offers practice building services such as pricing strategy tools, Business Reviews, Annual Supply Staff Training and Ecommerce solutions, including patient ordering websites yourlens.com and primaryecp.com.  GOA Members earn a percentage of their total purchases from ABB OPTICAL GROUP for dues credit. For more information contact ABB OPTICAL GROUP at asalesleads@abboptical.com or by calling 800. 852.8089.



Georgia Optometric Association has partnered with LifeLock to provide discount for members.   LifeLock is dedicated to relentlessly protecting your personal information, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. We provide proactive identity theft protection using innovative technologies that power not only LifeLock but also the world's most sophisticated surveillance solutions - similar to the technology employed by government intelligence agencies and blue-chip corporations.   More than just a credit monitoring service, LifeLock dives deep to discover the schemes today's thieves are using to steal personal information, from old-school collection techniques to more advanced technologies such as malware scams that transmit data from your PC without your knowledge. And then we continuously mine this information for threats, alert you when we determine a risk, and work to help educate law enforcement to combat this growing trend.  GOA members save 10% on LifeLock membership, and a 30-day FREE* trial.  (Terms and conditions apply, see lifelock.com for details). Linkhttps://secure.lifelock.com/enrollmentform.aspx?promocode=goa1 

Free Coding Consultant
Do you have questions on how to code or need advice on how to code a procedure correctly or have other coding questions? Email our Coding Consultant and she will reply to your email in 3 business days. For more information contact the GOA Office.
Legal Service Plan

Contact GOA's General Counsel for answers to legal questions. Contact information can be found in your membership directory.

GOA Listserve (Online Information Exchange)
Since the inception of the GOA Listserve many members have found it a valuable tool to communicate with colleagues throughout the stateon a number of issues. If you are not already signed up to receive emails from the listserve and would like to be, contact Bryan Markowitz, GOA Executive Director with your email address.
Classified Listing in Newsletter & Website
GOA Members can place Classified Ads for Free. Practice For Sale, Equipment For Sale or Equipment Needed, Post Positions Available or OD’s Seeking a Position.  Ads run for 90 days and expire, you must resubmit them.

Members Only “Lunch & Learns” & Webinars

Throughout the year the GOA offers courses to Doctors and their Staff at a nominal fee. These classes are often at the GOA Office and kept on a small scale for more interaction between attendees and the lecturers. Check the GOA Website, Upcoming Events to see our event listing.

Discounted Tickets for Six Flags & White Water Theme Parks & Georgia Aquarium

Contact Kim Hollis at the GOA Office for Discounted Daily, Season and Multi Park Passes. Tickets are mailed directly to you from the GOA Office.  Go to www.georgiaaquarium.org/goa to receive your 10% discount on Georgia Aquarium tickets.
Insurance Discounts (Malpractice, Disability)
The AOA has preferred vendors for your insurance Coverage Needs. Contact the AOA for More Information or Log on to the AOA website at AOA.org

AOA Dr. Locator

Online Optometrist Referral Directory. www.aoadrlocator.org

Compliance Manuals

The AOA has HIPPA, Medicare Compliance Manuals, Pamphlets and Resource Materials available for your office. Contact the AOA for More Information or Log on to the AOA website at AOA.org

Automobile Rental Discount
National Car Rental Offers Discounted Rates to AOA Members. Contact the AOA for More Information or Log on to the AOA website at AOA.org National Car Rental ID # 5703894
Discounted Rate for Packages Delivery
UPS Offers Discounted Rates to AOA Members. Contact the AOA for More Information or Log on to the AOA website at AOA.org  mention Special Discount #C0000700217