The outlook for contact lenses

January 7, 2019

According to an AOA survey, over 93 percent of responding doctors of optometry fit contact lenses in 2017. Read more >

20 most-read stories of 2018

January 3, 2019

Re-live optometry’s biggest moments of the year. Read more >

Diet soda habit associated with blinding diabetes complications

January 3, 2019

Diet soda isn’t necessarily a ‘healthier’ alternative to sugary soft drinks, and now a small-scale study shows high consumption of these artificially sweetened drinks might actually be associated with increased odds of severe diabetic eye complications. Read more >

Paraoptometric certification can boost a career

January 2, 2019

The AOA offers four certification programs for optometric staff. Each program requires successful completion of an examination prepared and administered by the Commission on Paraoptometric Certification (CPC), with the assistance of the Professional Testing Corporation®. Read more >

Doctor of optometry eschews sideline in diabetes crusade

January 2, 2019

How she formed a support group for prediabetic and diabetic patients and why she’s seeking certification as a diabetes educator. Read more >

AOA Board resolves advocacy, growth in New Year

December 27, 2018

With 2019 around the corner, the AOA Board of Trustees is looking ahead to the coming year and sharing their resolutions for AOA and the profession. Read more >