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

New cigarette labels graphically depict smoking, cataracts link

Starting in 2021, cigarette packaging and ads will include graphic warnings depicting smoking’s health consequences, including the blinding condition that the AOA emphasized in FDA comments.Read more >

April 3, 2020

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

AOA doctors are delivering crisis care and easing strain on hospitals

April 2, 2020

Frontline primary eye care providers are finding unusual ways to deliver care. Read more >

AOA presses vision plans to ease burdens on doctors and patients during COVID-19 emergency

March 31, 2020

Citing CDC and CMS guidance to postpone nonessential care, the AOA requested NAVCP and member plans allow additional flexibility and considerations for patients and doctors. Read more >

Atropine 0.05% over 0.01% in myopia control: study

March 30, 2020

Considering myopia control options for your patients? Find out what the latest clinical literature says about the available management strategies. Read more >

AOA’s multifaceted COVID-19 response offers immediate crisis relief, recovery assistance

March 25, 2020

Building on immediate AOA mobilization of its public awareness, advocacy and clinical resources in support of its members and their practices in the face of COVID-19, the AOA unveils unprecedented optometric relief plan to meet the urgent needs of AOA members and affiliates. Read more >

Senate's pandemic relief bill will help optometry practices nationwide; AOA to seek additional support

March 25, 2020

The largest economic relief bill in U.S. history will direct $2.2 trillion in aid, including emergency business loans and other provisions that will directly help optometric practices. AOA still working to secure additional relief. Read more >

COVID-19 pandemic prompts CMS to postpone MIPS deadline, grant exclusions

March 25, 2020

CMS announces the 2019 MIPS data submission deadline will be extended 30 days, while those failing to meet the deadline will qualify for extreme, uncontrollable circumstances policy. Read more >