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Increase fitting success with better communication

Beyond the tangible benefits of corrected vision, eye health and convenience, contact lens wearers also can experience greater social empowerment and self-esteem. AOA CLCS members offer up five tips for better communication during fittings.Read more >

August 21, 2019

Sink or swim? Preparing for the ‘Gray Tsunami’

By 2060, 1 in every 4 Americans will be 65 and older. Eye care is essential in this population and optometry has an opportunity to make a difference. Find resources and education to get involved.Read more >

August 20, 2019

Health literacy and contact lens patients: How doctors of optometry can help

Contact lens patients aren’t picking up what eye care providers are putting down, suggests a new CDC report that recommends examining effective provider-patient communications. Read more >

August 15, 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

Mixing systemic and ocular pediatric medications

Millions of children are being medicated for behavior management. In a changing health care landscape, the role of doctors of optometry in their patients’ diagnoses and treatment is expanding. Read more >

August 12, 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

AOA, AFOS continue fight against VA experimental eye exam replacement program

Doctors of optometry, leaders in Congress still concerned VA’s TECS program may provide some veterans with substandard care.Read more >

August 7, 2019