Welcome to Optometric Extension Program Foundation

Given the Current Uncertainty with COVID-19, OEPF will now exceptionally offer all its educational meetings live over the Internet, giving participants the possibility to engage in an interactive course from the comfort of their own space.

We will offer participants of our over the internet courses an extra free one day hands-on training session after taking the courses at a time when all offices are open again.

OEPF hereby extends its thanks to its incredible faculty.


Become a Clinical Associate in 2020

The OEPF facilitates interactions and fosters innovation in education, experience, and research within a dynamic network of optometric professionals. As a Clinical Associate, you enable us to further this commitment of professional growth and development – for everyone.


The OEP Foundation has supported the optometric profession for over 90 years!


Your enrollment means a lot to us, providing the support that goes beyond the personal benefits you receive directly. It makes you part of a "family" of thousands of Clinical Associates (CA) worldwide who continue to advance human progress through research and education on vision, the visual process, and optometric clinical care. We work to connect you with like-minded colleagues, provide one of a kind continuing education experiences, facilitate access to research within the profession, and overall support the profession!

Join us now!

Upcoming Events

Stable binocularity as a driving power in improving kids’ reading…and lives
Wednesday, April 01, 2020 - Wednesday, April 01, 2020

VT Foundation 2020: Hands-On Therapy Training Course
Saturday, May 02, 2020 - Saturday, June 20, 2020

OEPF Clinical Curriculum: VT3/Strabismus & Ambyopia
Thursday, May 14, 2020 - Sunday, May 17, 2020

Basic Introduction to Behavioral Vision Care
Monday, May 18, 2020 - Monday, May 18, 2020