Millions of Americans are exposed to excessive screen time, particularly those who work in office jobs. AOA’s Eye Deserve More campaign released a new report revealing the cost of unmanaged screen time symptoms to be $151 billion per year and how doctors of optometry play an essential role in preventing further costs through annual comprehensive exams. Read the full report.
The profession's premier annual event comes to Nashville, Tennessee, June 19-22, for four days of industry-renowned continuing education and staff training, exhibits, networking, career-building opportunities and more. Early bird registration is available through March 31.
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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Leading AI authority Tom Lawry to keynote Optometry’s Meeting®

Lawry has a distinguished background in implementing AI solutions to enhance patient care and optimize care delivery. Hear Lawry’s keynote at the AOA Experience: Opening Session, supported by Johnson & Johnson Vision, on June 19.

Link between eye examinations and fall prevention in older adults

📽️ Comprehensive eye examinations are among the chief ways of preventing potentially deadly falls in adults 65 years and older, according to the American Public Health Association’s (APHA’s) newly released policy statement. For many people at risk of falling, an annual eye examination could be a lifesaver, the APHA statement says.

Honoring Charlotte Ferris’ dedication to optometry

A long-time AOA staffer, Charlotte’s dedication to the association was palpable in everything she did. The AOA sends condolences and thanks to the Ferris family for their years of service.

September 5, 2023 - May 21, 2024
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March 2 - 3, 2024
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215 Water Street, Warren, Rhode Island (Sat) / Remote Zoom Platform (Sun+Wed)
April 4 - 7, 2024
2024 Innovation Vision Conference of NY
Rochester, NY

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