All about your eyes: School performance related to vision

As the end of summer vacation approaches, parents and students have back-to-school in mind. One of the most important ways to ensure a successful school year is to make your children’s sight a priority.Read more >

September 1, 2015

Profession’s leaders primed for states’ opportunities, challenges in 2020

Presidents’ Council 2020 convened affiliate leaders and staff for professional development and an open forum with the AOA on opportunities, issues affecting the profession.Read more >

January 22, 2020

Dr. Elizabeth Steele Named Optometric Educator of the Year

The American Optometric Association has named Elizabeth Steele, OD, its Optometric Educator of the Year.Read more >

June 15, 2017

3 can’t-miss CE opportunities at Optometry’s Meeting® 2020

January 21, 2020

Open the 2020 CE catalog today to see all five days of industry-best CE that Optometry’s Meeting® has to offer in National Harbor, Maryland/Washington, D.C., June 24-28. Read more >

A healthy eyes recipe

January 20, 2020

Research shows that adding certain nutrients to patients’ daily diets can help preserve their vision. But not all nutrients are created equal. What is considered the pièce de résistance of eye-friendly nutrients? Counsel patients on what to eat to reduce the risk of vision loss risk and prevent chronic conditions. Read more >

AOAExcel® GPO to add additional optical products to help AOA members compete

January 15, 2020

GPO members already enjoy significant savings on everyday business and practice needs, but soon those discounts will include additional optical products, such as contact lenses, frames and lens materials. Read more >

State of play: Glaucoma

January 15, 2020

How can optometry do more to help glaucoma patients? Glaucoma expert shares new developments you should be aware of. Read more >

AOA uncovering, fighting back against plans’ abuses

January 15, 2020

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

‘Just say yes’

January 14, 2020

Even before graduating from optometry school, the AOA’s Young Optometrist of the Year was active in advocacy. And that made all the difference. Read more >