Heart to heart: New blood pressure guideline can spark conversation between doctors of optometry and patients

Checking patients’ vitals—including high blood pressure—part of visits to eye doctors.Read more >

February 14, 2018

Future doesn’t have to be unclear for patients with low vision

Don’t underrate the power of frame of mind and freedom when treating patients with low vision, study suggests.Read more >

February 12, 2018

Concerns validated, AOA stands ground amid Hubble row

Media report outs retailer over lax prescription verification process.Read more >

February 8, 2018

AOA volunteers meet to map strategy, advance profession and protect patients

About 200 doctors of optometry and staff met in St. Louis Feb. 2-3.Read more >

February 6, 2018

Citing strict standards, AOA alerts ACOE to test results, new school proposals

AOA urges maintaining standard of excellence in optometric education.Read more >

January 29, 2018

Send a message to FTC on proposed Contact Lens Rule changes, AOA president urges affiliates

Call comes at 2018 Presidents’ Council, where volunteer leaders learned the ins and outs of leadership and advocacy.Read more >

January 25, 2018