FTC finds 1-800 Contacts engaged in anticompetitive agreements

1-800 Contacts was found to have unlawfully harmed competition in online search advertising auctions and restricted the availability of truthful advertising to consumers, the FTC declared.Read more >

November 19, 2018

AOA, affiliates assemble advocates to address evolving payer issues

AOA’s biennial Health Care Payer Advocacy Conference, Oct. 26-28, convened optometry’s advocates to address the profession’s most pressing challenges with insurers and plans, now and into the future.Read more >

November 1, 2018

Driving change

Scope expansion is key to optometry’s future success. We need to continue to prepare to practice to the fullest extent of our education, training and experience.Read more >

October 24, 2018

AOA, State Associations and Members Continue Momentum In Effort to Stop FTC Proposal

AOA and state associations, working jointly to convince the FTC to withdraw its costly contact lens signed acknowledgment proposal, have received another boost on Capitol Hill.Read more >

October 4, 2018

Decorative contact lenses can put a scare into Halloween

The AOA hopes to put a scare into retailers who illegally distribute corrective, novelty or bogus contact lenses in violation of federal law.Read more >

October 4, 2018

Tusculum denied optometry program by institutional accreditor, AOA spurs standards dialogue

AOA continues to advocate for high academic standards that will preserve the standard of excellence expected of optometry.Read more >

September 27, 2018

AOA members remember Sen. John McCain as an advocate for veterans’ eye and vision care

Arizona senator’s legacy to be celebrated by nation during upcoming ceremonies.Read more >

August 30, 2018