Coding for cognitive development test

April 10, 2019

In 2019, 96111 was deleted, but there are two new codes for these services. Read more >

Can fruits, vegetables lower cataract risk?

April 9, 2019

A new study suggests high consumption of antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables was associated with a decreased risk of cataracts—sometimes. Read more >

What to do now to retire comfortably

April 8, 2019

April 8-12 is National Retirement Planning Week, an opportunity to take a critical look at your financial planning for a secure retirement. Need help? AOAExcel® has solutions. Read more >

Congratulations to AOA’s 2019 award winners

April 4, 2019

The award recipients demonstrate remarkable leadership when serving the profession, patients and their community. The AOA will be honoring six individuals and a public health program at Optometry's Meeting®, the AOA's largest annual meeting, on Wednesday, June 19. Read more >

Announcing the 2019 National Optometry Hall of Fame Inductees

April 3, 2019

The AOA and Optometry Cares®â€”The AOA Foundation congratulate four doctors of optometry who have been selected for the prestigious National Optometry Hall of Fame. Since 1998, the National Optometry Hall of Fame has recognized and honored doctors of optometry who have made significant and long-lasting contributions to the optometric profession. Read more >

Calcium, once maligned for AMD risk, not so bad after all?

March 29, 2019

High calcium intake does not appear to increase the risk of age-related macular degeneration, per a new study that provokingly found an opposite association—at least in women. Read more >