The best holiday gifts for children’s vision development

December 11, 2019

Annual lists by doctors of optometry are light on digital gifts and heavy on fun and learning. Read more >

How you can improve kids’ eye health—and education—with help from Optometry Cares® grant

December 11, 2019

In the 2018-2019 grant cycle, the Healthy Eyes Healthy Children program provided $65,500 to support 15 community projects in 11 states. Read more >

Eye care doesn’t take a holiday

December 9, 2019

Doctors of optometry offer tips for dealing with wintry weather. 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 >

Optometry’s Fund for Disaster Relief eyes $1 million mark

December 3, 2019

Consider supporting this and other impactful Optometry Cares®—The AOA Foundation programs with your end-of-year giving. Read more >