AOA’s annual ‘31 in 31’ campaign targets illegal contact lens sales during October

Patient education is key to informing public about the hazards of nonprescription, decorative contacts lenses.Read more >

October 10, 2019

AOA presses FDA for recall of 1-800 Contacts’ online eye test

The AOA is asking the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a product recall of 1-800 Contacts’ online vision test, in view of recent comparable action against Visibly’s “strikingly similar” online eye test.Read more >

October 3, 2019

AOA Conference prepares doctors of optometry for battles for scope expansion and payer parity

More than 200 doctors of optometry take advocacy to the next level at 2019 State Government Relations/Third Party National Conference in Dallas.Read more >

October 3, 2019

Arkansas bureaucrat alleges ‘unethical’ request in scope law saga

Arkansas doctors of optometry, and their patients, win again as hard-fought efforts avert a referendum for a November 2020 ballot. Read more >

September 27, 2019

FDA enforcement action disrupts vision test company

Online vision test removed from Visibly website after FDA publishes recall notice.Read more >

August 22, 2019

AOA and AOSA strenuously support Higher Education Act

Key congressional leaders urged to remove crushing school debt accumulated by optometry school graduates.Read more >

August 14, 2019

Contact Lens Rule revisions aren’t enough, AOA addresses deficiencies

With formal comments to the FTC’s supplementary rulemaking submitted, the AOA expressed concerns that proposed revisions to the Contact Lens Rule still don’t go far enough to address glaring concerns.Read more >

August 8, 2019