How you can improve kids’ eye health—and education—with help from Optometry Cares® grant

In the 2018-2019 grant cycle, the Healthy Eyes Healthy Children program provided $65,500 to support 15 community projects in 11 states.Read more >

December 11, 2019

Eye care doesn’t take a holiday

Doctors of optometry offer tips for dealing with wintry weather.Read more >

December 9, 2019

After AOA response, 'Scam' writer issues clarification, lauds eye exams

In the face of AOA's immediate media advocacy response, the Atlantic magazine writer who last week attacked optometry and eye exams as a "scam" has issued a clarification. The AOA continues to press Atlantic magazine editors on the Mounk article's inaccuracies.Read more >

December 5, 2019

AOA ensures Medicare legislation recognizes eye exams

Bill now sets appropriate guardrails for the use of retinopathy imaging in Medicare and emphasizes the importance of annual comprehensive eye exams among Medicare beneficiaries. Read more >

December 4, 2019

Optometry’s Fund for Disaster Relief eyes $1 million mark

Consider supporting this and other impactful Optometry Cares®—The AOA Foundation programs with your end-of-year giving.Read more >

December 3, 2019

Excessive device use alters prekindergartners’ white brain matter

Screen time matters when it comes to developing brain and language skills in young children. Educate parents on device use effects on development.Read more >

December 2, 2019