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

Tax overhaul passes, includes AOA-backed provisions

Student, small business provisions protected in reform measureRead more >

December 20, 2017

AOA exposing swindles, cons and scams that threaten America’s vision health

Five ways doctors of optometry and staff can protect themselves against deceptive practices.Read more >

November 22, 2017