The South Carolina Optometric Physicians Association (SCOPA), an affiliate of the American Optometric Association, was founded in 1903. The SCOPA works to preserve, promote and advance the profession of optometry ensuring access to quality eye care in South Carolin

a. The SCOPA is proud to represent the profession of optometry, America's family eye doctors, who take a leading role in an individual's overall eye and vision care, health and well-being. Doctors of optometry (ODs) are the independent primary health care professionals for the eye and have extensive, ongoing training to examine, diagnose, treat and manage disorders, diseases and injuries that affect the eye and visual system. For information on a variety of eye health and vision topics, and to find an optometrist near you, visit