Longtime AOA volunteer, profession luminary dies

Frank Fontana, O.D., passed away, leaving behind a lifetime legacy as a profession leader and advocate.Read more >

October 8, 2018

Nova, National Vision end agreement; AOA appealed for academic ‘autonomy’

AOA supports a high bar on optometric education that includes the preservation of independent, quality academic institutions and educational standardsRead more >

October 4, 2018

Surgeon General spotlights opioid abuse, AOA offers doctors’ reference guide

AOA is committed to assisting federal agencies in the mobilization to fight America’s opioid abuse epidemic and support safe expansion of access to essential health care services.Read more >

October 3, 2018

A profession of their own

In 1978, optometric staff and doctors breathed purpose into a disparate group of office workers, assistants and technicians and defined a bourgeoning profession. Forty years later, paraoptometric professionals are integral to the delivery of quality eye care.Read more >

September 17, 2018

Hurricane Florence makes landfall, doctors prepare for worst

Mandatory evacuations along the Carolinas' shoreline took effect this week. Help support colleagues effected by Hurricane Florence. Read more >

September 13, 2018

September is Life Insurance Awareness Month–where’s yours?

AOAExcel provides affordable coverage and “peace of mind” for you and your family.Read more >

September 11, 2018

$65,500 in grants go to children’s vision projects

Doctors and communities collaborate to meet the needs of underserved children Read more >

September 4, 2018