PPA Member Benefits

Membership in the PPA offers you a variety of valuable benefits.

*Copy of the PPA's Constitution and By-laws

*Continuing Education

- Joint Congress with the Pennsylvania Optometric Association
- PPA meetings and seminars
- Reduced Congress registration fees
- Record of continuing education credit hours
- Continuing education certificates for members
- Provide a testament to your professional pride
- Show involvement in the educational advancement for profession

*Annual Presentation of the PA Paraoptometric of the Year Award

*ParaEyes Newsletter

- Educational or employment opportunities
- Optometric scope of practice updates
- News and educational articles
- Public service announcements

*Personal Growth and Professional Development

*Feeling of Accomplishment and Pride in Your Work and Yourself

*Pennsylvania Paraoptometric Reference Manual

- Available at a reduced rate for members

Membership Categories and Application

Unlike the POA, our dues do not incorporate other areas of our profession. For example, if you join the PPA, you are not automatically a member of the American Optometric Association, Paraoptometric Section, nor of any Pennsylvania local society.


New Members: $70.00 annually per member

Current Members: $40.00 annually per member if received by April 15th of the current year


$7.00 annually per member


Download a PPA membership application