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

AOA, AOSA raise coronavirus, planning concerns as students prepare for boards

NBEO has identified solutions to administering Parts I and II of the exam but has not found alternatives for students who are hesitant traveling to Charlotte to complete Part III of the exam.Read more >

July 9, 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

Optometry diverted 206,000+ during COVID-19’s March surge

July 8, 2020

Limited to urgencies and emergencies only, optometry helped keep eye-related cases out of overburdened emergency departments during COVID-19 lockdowns. Read more >

Proposed payment model would have put burden solely on shoulders of doctors of optometry

July 8, 2020

AOA speaks up for doctors of optometry who provide 80% of primary eye care in this country. Read more >

Protection check-in

July 6, 2020

Protecting patients’ eyes from harm is a doctor’s No. 1 priority. But have you taken steps to protect your career as well? Whether you are a seasoned doctor of optometry or just beginning your professional career, having the right professional liability insurance is essential. Read more >

AOA rallies optometry and allies to fight FTC contact lens rule

July 2, 2020

The AOA and state affiliates brought the issue to the highest level of government in a letter to President Trump, urging the administration to take action, “to stop the FTC from enacting this dangerous rule change and harming thousands of essential small business health care practices.” Read more >

Patient safety in the contact lens market remains AOA priority

July 2, 2020

A company selling a brand of colored contact lenses online without federal clearance or a doctor's prescription has announced it is voluntarily recalling hundreds of pairs of its product nationwide. Read more >

First-ever AOA 2020 Virtual Learning Livecast a success

July 1, 2020

About 1,500 people registered for high-quality, industry-leading courses on unique platform. Read more >