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

FDA: Opternative in violation of federal law; AOA complaint validated

AOA’s 2016 complaint laid groundwork for FDA enforcement action.Read more >

March 15, 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

AOA to FTC: Prioritize patient safety

Dozens of doctors of optometry and students are in the nation’s capital to uphold patient safety and battle a misguided federal agency proposal.Read more >

March 6, 2018

New alliance—joined by AOA—fights for eye health and patient safety

Eye diseases and vision disorders cost U.S. economy millions of dollars annually.Read more >

February 21, 2018