Utah Optometric Association
"Serving Utah's Eyecare Needs Since 1951"
The mission of the Utah Optometric Association is to promote the highest professional standards in vision care, so that its delivery will be will be the finest available to patients and citizens of Utah.
Welcome to the website of the Utah Optometric Association. A message from our President Jarrod Davies:
Thank you for your membership in the Utah Optometric association. The UOA and the AOA jointly act as the voice for optometry in the state of Utah, and the nation.
There is no other group that is a better advocate for our profession, and I appreciate the fact that each of you have made a choice to be involved with organized optometry. The strength of our association lies in the passion of our individual members.
I call on each of you to share your voice and your time in assuring that we give the greatest care to our patients, and also to educate the public about our great profession.
Thank you again for your membership.
Dr. Jarrod Davies
2016- 2017 Board of Directors
The Optometric Oath
With full deliberation I freely and solemnly pledge that: I will practice the art and science of optometry faithfully and conscientiously, and to the fullest scope of my competence. I will uphold and honorably promote by example and action the highest standards, ethics and ideals of my chosen profession and the honor of the degree, Doctor of Optometry, which has been granted me.
I WILL provide professional care for those who seek my services, with concern, with compassion and with due regard for their human rights and dignity.
I WILL place the treatment of those who seek my care above personal gain and strive to see that none shall lack for proper care.
I WILL hold as privileged and inviolable all information entrusted to me in confidence by my patients.
I WILL advise my patients fully and honestly of all which may serve to restore, maintain or enhance their vision and general health.
I WILL strive continuously to broaden my knowledge and skills so that my patients may benefit from all new and efficacious means to enhance the care of human vision.
I WILL share information cordially and unselfishly with my fellow optometrists and other professionals for the benefit of patients and the advancement of human knowledge and welfare. I will do my utmost to serve my community, my country and humankind as a citizen as well as an optometrist.
I HEREBY commit myself to be steadfast in the performance of this my solemn oath and obligation.