Graphic warnings weighed to emphasize smoking’s health effects, including blindness

The AOA applauds an FDA-proposed rule that would require cigarette packaging to include new warnings and color graphics depicting the negative health consequences of smoking, including blindness.Read more >

September 10, 2019

3 ways to honor staff for Paraoptometric Week

The only formal observance dedicated to honor optometric practice staff is Sept. 16-20.Read more >

September 9, 2019

Study: Detecting the signs of autism at earlier age using visual cues

Binocular rivalry considered in identifying non-verbal, neural marker for autism.Read more >

September 5, 2019

It's Life Insurance Awareness Month: Are your ducks in a row?

September is Life Insurance Awareness Month, reminding people to plan for the unthinkable. AOAExcel® offers that peace of mind through group term and individual term life insurance for AOA members. Read more >

September 5, 2019

HEHC: $77,500 granted to children’s vision projects nationwide

Optometry Cares®—The AOA Foundation awarded 17 Healthy Eyes Healthy Children grants, totaling $77,500, to initiatives bolstering awareness and access to children’s eye care services. Read more >

September 3, 2019

Eye disorder the focus of new clinical trial using highly touted CRISPR technology

Trial for gene-editing medication for Leber congenital amaurosis has potential to transform care.Read more >

August 29, 2019