Alerts & Updates

Envision Conference: AOA promotes optometry’s role in vision rehabilitation

October 22, 2018

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AOA comments on CDC’s Proposed Study on Traumatic Brain Injury Disparities in Rural Areas

August 07, 2018

On August 6, 2018, the AOA submitted a comment letter in response to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Proposed Study on Traumatic Brain Injury Disparities in Rural Areas. Read more

AOA Releases Concussion Fact Sheet

August 06, 2018

The fact sheet is designed to help patients understand the role of optometry in concussion diagnoses, management, and care.  Read more

2018-2019 Update, Goals, & Activities

July 23, 2018

At the 2018 Optometry's Meeting® in Denver, Colorado, the Vision Rehabilitation Committee reviewed its 2018 activities and set new goals for the upcoming 2018-2019 year. Read more

Eye Conditions Test

July 23, 2018

The first step in vision rehabilitation treatment is an accurate prescription that allows the visual system to maximize comfort and vision.  Read more

AOA releases VT & Neuro-Rehab Coding Manual

April 25, 2018

The AOA has developed the Vision Therapy and Neuro-Rehabilitation: Optometric Considerations in Third Party Reimbursement Manual.  Read more

Announcing the 2018 Vision Rehab Student Award

March 29, 2018

The VR Committee is establishing the VR Student Award. Six students who have shown exceptional commitment to vision rehab will be selected to present their VR activities at the Forum and participate in AOA+'s Pop-up Sessions, Leadership Link, and Leadership Society Read more

Please Join us for the Vision Rehab Forum (6/21/18 @ 9am -12pm)

March 01, 2018

Join us for AOA's Vision Rehab Forum during 2018 Optometry's Meeting.  Read more

Envision University's Conference & AOA sponsorship

February 15, 2018

Envision's annual, national multi-day, low vision rehabilitation and research conference, "Envision Conference," will be held August 22-25, 2018. Envision encourages AOA members to consider participation this year.  Read more

AOA comments on CDC’s pediatric mTBI Guidelines and Review

November 29, 2017

The AOA submitted comments on CDC guidelines for mTBI detection and management for children. Read more

Join AOA at the Vision Impairment and Cognitive Decline Briefing

September 19, 2017

In preparation for World Sight Day, Dr. Bhavani Iyer, AOA's VRC Chair, will be participating as a panelist in Vision 2020 USA's Vision Impairment and Cognitive Decline Briefing (10/4/2017 at 12pm EST). VRAN members are encouraged to join the briefing. Read more

Updated ICD-10 Codes for Oct. 2017

September 14, 2017

New ICD-10 codes will significantly impact Vision Rehabilitation. Please review AOA resources to be ready by October 1, 2017. Read more

New VR "Find a Doctor" Feature

August 24, 2017

Doctors of Optometry with a Vision Rehabilitation emphasis are now searchable in AOA's Find a Doctor. Read more

Large Print Forms Available for Medicare Beneficiary Notices

August 17, 2017

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have issued the following large print forms and notices for Medicare patients. Read more

AOA at the Envision Conference

July 17, 2017

If you are planning on attending the Envision Conference (July 26-29, 2017), please take a moment to visit AOA's booth. Learn more about AOA's advocacy efforts and discuss how AOA can best advocate for your Vision Rehabilitation practices. Read more

Announcing VRC and VRAN

January 12, 2017

Announcing the the Vision Rehabilitation Committee (VRC) and the Vision Rehabilitation Advocacy Network (VRAN) Read more