Health Check: Putting the focus on contact Lenses

The summer is a good time for parents to discuss the option of contact lenses with their kidsRead more >

June 7, 2016

Optometry’s Meeting® 2020: Never so far, so long, so far away

Is Optometry’s Meeting®, June 24-28, circled on your 2020 calendar yet? Here’s why it should be. Read more >

December 10, 2019

Gadget Dilemma: Digital Eye Strain

Step into any classroom and it's clear to see that technology has taken over.Read more >

September 8, 2015

After AOA response, "Scam" writer issues clarification, lauds eye exams

December 5, 2019

In the face of AOA's immediate media advocacy response, the Atlantic magazine writer who last week attacked optometry and eye exams as a "scam" has issued a clarification. The AOA continues to press Atlantic magazine editors on the Mounk article's inaccuracies. Read more >

AOA ensures Medicare legislation recognizes eye exams

December 4, 2019

Bill now sets appropriate guardrails for the use of retinopathy imaging in Medicare and emphasizes the importance of annual comprehensive eye exams among Medicare beneficiaries. Read more >

Optometry’s Fund for Disaster Relief eyes $1 million mark

December 3, 2019

Consider supporting this and other impactful Optometry Cares®â€”The AOA Foundation programs with your end-of-year giving. Read more >

Excessive device use alters prekindergartners’ white brain matter

December 2, 2019

Screen time matters when it comes to developing brain and language skills in young children. Educate parents on device use effects on development. Read more >

Eye care doesn’t take a holiday

December 1, 2019

Doctors of optometry offer tips for dealing with wintry weather. Read more >

’90s icon to headline celebration at Optometry's Meeting® 2020

November 26, 2019

’90s icon Mark McGrath to close out Optometry’s Meeting in nation’s capital with all new CE and advocacy opportunities. Save the date: June 24-28, 2020. Read more >