Nyquil proves effective to treat proliferative diabetic retinopathy

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June 2, 2015

AOA uncovering, fighting back against plans’ abuses

Insurers’ business practices are limiting doctors’ ability to provide care, and the AOA is taking action to hold them accountable.Read more >

January 15, 2020

Article March 22, 2016

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June 17, 2015

'If we don't step up, someone else will step in'

January 8, 2020

Why is advocacy so important to the profession of optometry and patients? AOA’s Advocates of the Year share what they tell policymakers about optometry. Read more >

AOA, affiliates work in lockstep on optometry’s priorities

December 19, 2019

Presenting at a Republican Attorneys General event, the AOA’s state government volunteers presented on patient protection enforcement and the FTC’s proposed Contact Lens Rule. Read more >

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 >

Busted: Feds seize hundreds of illegal, counterfeit contact lenses

October 31, 2019

Federal investigators crack down on counterfeit contact lens sales ahead of Halloween. Doctors of optometry can help support enforcement and bolster patient safety, too. Read more >

AOA’s annual ‘31 in 31’ campaign targets illegal contact lens sales during October

October 10, 2019

Patient education is key to informing public about the hazards of nonprescription, decorative contacts lenses. Read more >