AOA Plus Optometry’s Meeting ICD-10 updates take effect October 1, 2016 New AOA president ready to advocate

About the American Optometric Association (AOA)

The American Optometric Association represents approximately 44,000 doctors of optometry, optometry students and paraoptometric assistants and technicians. Optometrists serve patients in nearly 6,500 communities across the country, and in 3,500 of those communities are the only eye doctors. Doctors of optometry provide two-thirds of all primary eye care in the United States.

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The American Optometric Association is a federation of state, student and armed forces optometric associations and together, advocates for the profession and serves optometrists in meeting the eye care needs of the public.

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New ICD-10 codes doctors of optometry need to know

October 26, 2016

Familiarize yourself with these important changes. Read more >

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October 25, 2016

Blue light-emitting LEDs can save cities money, but disrupt sleep patterns and create glare for drivers. Read more >

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The AOA Board of trustees leads the association to advocate for the profession and serve optometrists in meeting the eye care needs of the public.

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