The Minnesota Optometric Association: A Place to Belong

Almost half of the working licensed ODs in Minnesota are members of the Minnesota Optometric Association (MOA). But what about the rest?Read more >

June 17, 2015

1-800 Contacts changes online vision test marketing following AOA complaint

Consumers must first acknowledge 1-800 Contacts’ online vision test is not a comprehensive eye exam before using the technology, a change that comes after the AOA voiced health and safety concerns to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).Read more >

May 16, 2019

AOA fights for patient safety in contact lens legislation

Optometry’s advocacy continues after court ruling clears way for Utah law.Read more >

June 16, 2015

Contact Lens Rule revisions aren’t enough, AOA says

May 9, 2019

The AOA will continue to fight for doctors and patients; member doctors asked to ensure optometry is heard loud and clear. Read more >

Maryland expands scope of practice

May 2, 2019

Maryland doctors of optometry gain new autonomy, prescribing authority, and procedures and management privileges with scope of practice expansion. Read more >

AOA on Capitol Hill shines national spotlight on optometry’s advocacy priorities

April 11, 2019

Nearly 600 doctors of optometry and students bring AOA’s pro-patient, pro-access message to nearly all of the 535 members of the 116th Congress. Read more >

Arkansas secures expanded scope of practice

March 28, 2019

Arkansas doctors of optometry now can perform necessary eye health and sight-saving procedures, including lasers, injections, and lumps and bumps removal. Read more >

AOA members head for the Hill

March 14, 2019

AOA’s annual federal advocacy conference continues momentum for optometry’s priorities. Read more >

AOA, state affiliates blaze path for optometry’s future

February 7, 2019

States’ 2019 legislative sessions are well underway and, already, optometry’s advocates can report important progress on patient safety and scope bills in a pair of states. Read more >