Maryland expands scope of practice

Maryland doctors of optometry gain new autonomy, prescribing authority, and procedures and management privileges with scope of practice expansion.Read more >

May 2, 2019

Life happens, whether we’re ready or not

May 2 is National Life Insurance Day, an observance that reminds Americans how proper planning now buys peace of mind in the future. Protect your loved ones with life insurance through AOAExcel®.Read more >

May 2, 2019

4 tips on providing optometric care for children with autism

The CDC estimates that 1 in 59 children are diagnosed with autism by age 8. Optometry can play an essential role in helping these children to a better place.Read more >

May 1, 2019

Tips on prescribing and fitting a bioptic telescope system for driving: part II

See what kind of system you shlould design and order once you determine a patient to be a good candidate to drive with bioptic telescope system.Read more >

April 29, 2019

AOA rejects Stanton Optical demand to retract article, cites First Amendment right

The AOA is standing by a Feb. 14 article on its website, aoa.org, which reported on several citations filed by the California Board of Optometry in 2018 against the national optical chain Stanton Optical. Read more >

April 25, 2019

AOA: Optometry is essential in care for patients with concussions, TBIs

AOA offers new resource, which helped carry the message to policymakers and physicians during AOA on Capitol Hill 2019.Read more >

April 24, 2019

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