Established in 1898, the American Optometric Association , is a national advocate for eye health and quality care, representing 44,000 doctors of optometry (O.D.), optometry professionals, and students of optometry. In the United States, optometrists provide more than two-thirds of primary eye care.
Dr. Ikeda was appointed to the American Optometric Association Vision Rehabilitation Committee and to the Traumatic Brain Injury Task Force.He is starting another term this year. His goal is to support fellow optometrists in their efforts to share information on what members of his committee do in terms of neuro optometric rehabilitation. In order to share the word of the work they do, he works alongside educators, clinical practitioners or private practitioners.
The AOA fulfills its missions based on the following goals: