The Dr. Jerry P. Davidoff Vision Care Award is given annually to a doctor of optometry who is active in a clinical vision rehabilitation practice setting; has committed to giving back to optometry through the education of other practitioners; and has demonstrated a long-standing contribution and shared knowledge with fellow practitioners for the betterment of vision rehabilitation eye care.
The profession’s premier meeting ended Saturday in Chicago after four days of contemporary education, impactful networking, professional leadership, and all-around fun. See what you missed.
AOA President Robert C. Layman, O.D., and President-elect James P. DeVleming, O.D., reflect on the challenges and opportunities ahead for the association and the profession.
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A former American Optometric Student Association president is one of the first graduates of the AOA’s Leadership Institute. Discover what he’s taking away from the program.
For 24 years, the National Optometry Hall of Fame has recognized and honored doctors of optometry who have made significant and enduring contributions to the optometric profession.
Glen Steele, O.D., professor of pediatric optometry at Southern College of Optometry, has spent his career of 50+ years spreading the word about children’s vision and eye care worldwide. To honor his contributions, Dr. Steele will receive the 2022 Dr. W. David Sullins, Jr. InfantSEE® Award on June 16 at Optometry’s Meeting®.
An AOA member imparts to students her experience as a doctor and as a patient—she has severe myopia.
Some 4 million Ukrainians have fled their country in an unfolding humanitarian crisis stemming from Russia’s invasion. See how a pair of AOA members are making a difference one refugee at a time.
AOA affiliate association delegations will have their voices heard at Optometry’s Meeting® 2022 in Chicago, June 15-18, as they cast votes in the House of Delegates for the AOA Board of Trustees. Get acquainted with the candidates.