Diet soda habit associated with blinding diabetes complications

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 >

January 3, 2019

Paraoptometric certification can boost a career

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 >

January 2, 2019

Doctor of optometry eschews sideline in diabetes crusade

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

January 2, 2019

AOA Board resolves advocacy, growth in New Year

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 >

December 27, 2018

The big picture

AOA’s Optometrist of the Year shares his keys to legislative successes.Read more >

December 27, 2018

Members only: How AOA membership helps protect your practice and the profession

Young doctors joined the AOA seeking help with consolidating student loans, finding authoritative clinical resources and saving on group purchases such as insurance. They also discovered, through the AOA’s 24/7 advocacy efforts on the state and federal levels, that there is power in numbers. Read more >

December 25, 2018

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