Doctors step up and tell FTC to abandon contact lens paperwork proposal

Doctors of optometry and advocates have maintained a relentless national effort to change the tide and urge the FTC to make patient safety a priority and focus regulatory efforts on cracking down on illegal contact lens sales.Read more >

April 12, 2018

Patients, doctors come out ahead in states’ vision plan fights

AOA supports states’ fights to increase patient access, reduce patient confusion. Read more >

March 22, 2018

Doctors of optometry make optometry’s case to Federal Trade Commission

More than 60 strong, AOA-member doctors and future doctors of optometry, representing the more than 41 million contact lens patients across the U.S., descended March 7 on Washington D.C., to make optometry’s message heard loud and clear to the Federal Trade CommissionRead more >

March 8, 2018

Concerns validated, AOA stands ground amid Hubble row

Media report outs retailer over lax prescription verification process.Read more >

February 8, 2018

New year, new push by AOA against health insurance and vision plan abuses

AOA thanks doctors of optometry for support, renews effort to educate and earn congressional support in 2018.Read more >

January 4, 2018

Tax overhaul passes, includes AOA-backed provisions

Student, small business provisions protected in reform measureRead more >

December 20, 2017