Can fruits, vegetables lower cataract risk?

A new study suggests high consumption of antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables was associated with a decreased risk of cataracts—sometimes. Read more >

April 9, 2019

What to do now to retire comfortably

April 8-12 is National Retirement Planning Week, an opportunity to take a critical look at your financial planning for a secure retirement. Need help? AOAExcel® has solutions. Read more >

April 8, 2019

AOA to FTC: Marketing of online vision test by 1-800 Contacts misleads, confuses consumers

On behalf of consumers, the AOA is not only calling out an online vision test offered by 1-800 Contacts for purposely misrepresenting the service provided, but also asking the FTC to investigate to prevent the public from being misled.Read more >

April 4, 2019

Congratulations to AOA’s 2019 award winners

The award recipients demonstrate remarkable leadership when serving the profession, patients and their community. The AOA will be honoring six individuals and a public health program at Optometry's Meeting®, the AOA's largest annual meeting, on Wednesday, June 19. Read more >

April 4, 2019

Announcing the 2019 National Optometry Hall of Fame Inductees

The AOA and Optometry Cares®—The AOA Foundation congratulate four doctors of optometry who have been selected for the prestigious National Optometry Hall of Fame. Since 1998, the National Optometry Hall of Fame has recognized and honored doctors of optometry who have made significant and long-lasting contributions to the optometric profession.Read more >

April 3, 2019

Calcium, once maligned for AMD risk, not so bad after all?

High calcium intake does not appear to increase the risk of age-related macular degeneration, per a new study that provokingly found an opposite association—at least in women.Read more >

March 29, 2019