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 the finest available to patients and citizens of Utah.
Welcome to the website of the Utah Optometric Association.
We're excited to welcome Weston Barney as the UOA President for 2021-2022. For more information about the UOA 2021-2022 board members, click here.
Weston Barney, O.D.
UOA President 2021-2022
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.