California officials crack down on advertising, other violations by nationwide optical chain

The AOA is monitoring the outcome of 21 citations filed against a national chain of optical stores levied in 2018 by the California State Board of Optometry.Read more >

February 14, 2019

AOA volunteers gather to plan for 2019 and big 2020 initiative

Over 200 members attended the AOA Volunteer Meeting in St. Louis, Feb. 1-2.Read more >

February 7, 2019

AOA member has a super role with NFL team

Ahead of Sunday's big game, the AOA teamed up with Bronson Hamada, O.D., of Surf City Optometry in Huntington Beach, California—director of vision performance for the Los Angeles Rams—to find out how optometry makes a difference for the team.Read more >

January 31, 2019

Government shutdown’s trickle-down effects? Canceled appointments, confusion

Optometry practices felt the effects of a 35-day partial government shutdown with increased cancellations and lower patient numbers. Now, the threat of another shutdown looms large on the horizon. Read more >

January 31, 2019

Need CE? Look no further than Optometry’s Meeting®

What's all the hype about CE at Optometry's Meeting®? Consider these three education highlights for why you should check off all your CE needs at Optometry's Meeting in St. Louis.Read more >

January 24, 2019

Taking pride in what you do

AOA’s 2018 Paraoptometric of the Year shares how she turned a job into a career—and a career into a passion.Read more >

January 23, 2019

Care models of success

While doctors of optometry are certainly Americans’ primary eye care physicians, it could be argued that the profession is heading toward a more encompassing primary care model. The distinction is in optometry’s role in diagnosing, managing and treating systemic as well as ocular conditions.Read more >

January 17, 2019

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