Member Benefit Partners


Think About Your Eyes
(TAYE) is a multi-million dollar national public awareness campaign that is designed to educate the public on the benefits of vision health and the importance of an annual eye exam. 

Think About Your Eyes is the largest campaign for eye health, the need for annual exams, and the profession of optometry – EVER!

The NCOS offers a basic listing in the find a doctor search on TAYE's website to all members that practice in North Carolina for free ($250 value). 

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Wells Fargo is a leader in the merchant payment processing industry and now our new preferred provider of merchant services.

Through our partnership, all of NCOS members receive great benefits including special discounted pricing that will save you money on your credit card processing. 

You do not have to bank with Wells Fargo to take advantage of this program. They can direct the deposits into your current business account. 

For more information check out these informational brochures or contact our Wells Fargo Representative Joanne Fenstermacher at (336) 601-5529 or [email protected].

Ketchum & Company specializes in the narrowly defined field of Occupation/Specialty specific disability insurance. 

Through our partnership, Ketchum & Company offers Optometric specific personal and practice disability insurance to all NCOS members at a 15% premium discount.

Kim Ketchum, the company's owner, has been in practice for nearly 40 years and has been providing services to NCOS members for the past year and a half. In addition to our Society, Ketchum & Company provides member services to other professional societies across North Carolina including the N.C. Medical Society, the Greater Greensboro Society of Medicine, the High Point Medical Society, and the Triad Association of Physicians of Indian Origin. 

For more information visit or contact Kim Ketchum at (336) 279-8877 or [email protected]. 


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