Manitoba Association of Optometrists

We are the regulatory and licensing body for the practice of optometry in Manitoba and the professional association for Manitoba Optometrists. Our mission is to ensure the safe and ethical delivery of quality eye health and vision care through the regulation of optometry in Manitoba, and to promote excellence in the practise of optometry through advocacy and education. 

Outcomes from Excessive Screen Time

Wondering how excessive screen time can affect our long term health? Blue light and screen time impacts do impact vision. Listen to this CBC Radio Interview with Winnipeg optometrist Dr. Irene Mestito-Dao about why that could be leading to blurrier vision. 

Optometrist Registration in Manitoba

Find details on applying for membership as a North American-trained Optometrist, Internationally-trained Optometrist, Optometric Student (externship). View the list of Optometrists currently registered in Manitoba. Learn about a career in optometry and MAO's Basman Scholarship.