COVID-19 Resources

OAO is working to ensure that providers are up-to-date on the latest news relevant to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please find a variety of resources below - updated by their respective organizations and Departments daily. We will update this page as resources become available.


Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program

Small business owners in all U.S. states and territories are currently eligible to apply for a low-interest loan due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Click here to apply.

Find more information on the SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans at:
The SBA will work directly with state Governors to provide targeted, low-interest loans to small businesses and non-profits that have been severely impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program provides small businesses with working capital loans of up to $2 million that can provide vital economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue they are experiencing.



OAO Member Benefits

The Oklahoma Academy of Ophthalmology is committed to preserving quality eye care in our great state. We invite practicing ophthalmologists and members-in-training in Oklahoma to join their state specialty society. OAO members receive:

  • View our most recent accomplishments!
  • A Voice in the OK Legislature. OAO works as an advocate for ophthalmology patients on the many pertinent issues that arise in the Oklahoma Legislature such as Medicaid implementation, tort reform and scope of practice. 
  • Coding Updates. On Medicare payment issues, our partnership with Texas has given us access to the billing news and coding pearls of John Haley, MD. 
  • Codequest Discount.  Prepare yourself and your staff. OAO members and their staff will receive significant registration discounts.
  • Annual Meeting Discount. The Table Rock Regional Roundup conference each fall provides CME in a beautiful setting each September.
  • Malpractice Discount. OAO members who are OMIC-insured qualify for up to a 10% discount on their next renewal premium. This member benefit alone saves Oklahoma ophthalmologists an average $714 per physician.
  • “Find an Eye Physician” search on the OAO website – Now allows personal updates including photo, weblink, patient and insurance profile information, etc.

OAO is the only entity specifically advocating for ophthalmology in Oklahoma. We are a small specialty. In order to amplify our voice, every ophthalmologist in Oklahoma must join.

Join Today!