Maryland expands scope of practice

Maryland doctors of optometry gain new autonomy, prescribing authority, and procedures and management privileges with scope of practice expansion.Read more >

May 2, 2019

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

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