Symptoms associated with excessive unmanaged screen time cost $151 billion in health system, productivity, and wellbeing costs in 2023, per a new AOA report. Access the full report to learn how much of an impact excessive, unmanaged screen time has on Americans.
The countdown is on until Optometry's Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee, June 19-22. Doctors of optometry, students, paraoptometric staff and industry professionals can access four days of continuing education and staff training, exhibits, special events, networking, career-building opportunities and so much more. Take advantage of advanced registration pricing now.
Reimbursement and coverage fairness for doctors of optometry continues to be one of the AOA’s highest advocacy priorities. Access the AOA Health and Vision Plan Action Report, a daily tally of member-doctor challenges with plans, to see how the AOA is advocating on behalf of the profession.

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VSP warned on campus misinformation, efforts to divide the profession

Optometry schools and students to be alerted to possible new attacks and false information on optometry’s advocacy priorities.

Help patients understand the hazards of vaping to the eyes

The use of tobacco products is on the decline but not so for e-cigarette (e-cig) use. A recent literature review on vaping underscores its potential hazards to the ocular surface.

Tennessee Welcomes You to Optometry’s Meeting®

Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians President Laura Sechler, O.D., shares how the event drives growth and what to expect in Music City.

June 19, 2024
Presidents Council 2024
201 Rep. John Lewis Way South | Nashville, Tennessee 37203
June 19 - 22, 2024
Optometry's Meeting®
Nashville, Tennessee
July 9 - 10, 2024
Summer Continuing Education Seminar
Spring Lake, NJ


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