AOA on Capitol Hill shines national spotlight on optometry’s advocacy priorities

Nearly 600 doctors of optometry and students bring AOA’s pro-patient, pro-access message to nearly all of the 535 members of the 116th Congress.Read more >

April 11, 2019

AOA to FTC: Marketing of online vision test by 1-800 Contacts misleads, confuses consumers

On behalf of consumers, the AOA is not only calling out an online vision test offered by 1-800 Contacts for purposely misrepresenting the service provided, but also asking the FTC to investigate to prevent the public from being misled.Read more >

April 4, 2019

Arkansas secures expanded scope of practice

Arkansas doctors of optometry now can perform necessary eye health and sight-saving procedures, including lasers, injections, and lumps and bumps removal. Read more >

March 28, 2019

AOA members head for the Hill

AOA’s annual federal advocacy conference continues momentum for optometry’s priorities.Read more >

March 14, 2019

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