AOA, state affiliates blaze path for optometry’s future

States’ 2019 legislative sessions are well underway and, already, optometry’s advocates can report important progress on patient safety and scope bills in a pair of states.Read more >

February 7, 2019

Report reflects AOA input to enhance health care access and choice for Americans

Proposed reforms include scope expansion in states.Read more >

January 10, 2019

The big picture

AOA’s Optometrist of the Year shares his keys to legislative successes.Read more >

December 27, 2018

AOA’s advocacy at ‘top of their game’

Once again, AOA is recognized among the nation’s most effective, elite advocacy organizations in the nation’s capital with an honor that reflects the association’s hard-working Board, volunteers, members and staff. Read more >

December 20, 2018

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