Browse current news releases on topics covering eye health and vision care, the optometric industry, company updates and more from the American Optometric Association.

AOA launches revamped Eyelearn platform, improves accessibility of CE resource

The member-benefit online learning system offers an expanding catalog of continuing education and professional development courses available to doctors, paraoptometric staff and students.

AOA’s Optometry’s Fund for Disaster Relief provides critical support for doctors of optometry affected by disasters

AOA’s Eye Deserve More reinforces essential care doctors of optometry deliver

New, breakthrough campaign is putting AOA doctors front and center, igniting important conversations around eye health.

Leading practice groups join AOA’s advocacy roundtable and commit to optometry’s advancement through policy advocacy

New effort seeks to build on 2020-21 AOA and affiliate gains to deliver more for doctors and patients.

InfantSEE celebrates 16th birthday and impact on more than 160,000 of the youngest patients

Program sets sights on helping ensure a lifetime of healthy vision for all children.

AOA partners with pro-basketball player Tacko Fall

The American Optometric Association (AOA) announces partnership with pro-basketball player Tacko Fall on national awareness campaign, Eye Deserve More

Samuel D. Pierce, O.D., named AOAExcel® board chair

Dr. Pierce replaces founding chair and fellow AOA Past President Joe Ellis, O.D.

The American Optometric Association (AOA) announces partnership with USA surfing, pro surfer Caroline Marks to launch nationwide awareness campaign, Eye Deserve More

Eye Deserve More takes a stand that every American deserves in-person comprehensive eye care from a doctor of optometry as part of their eye health and overall wellbeing

Hundreds of doctors, students and paraoptometrics participate in optometry’s premier, virtual advocacy event

AOA on Capitol Hill 2020 Rallies Members and Advocates in Virtual Meetings with Lawmakers to Maintain the Profession’s Voice at the Center of Health Care Decision-Making

Doctors of optometry, veteran advocates salute U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for pro-access, pro-veteran policy changes

New guidance sets pathway to restore veteran access to therapeutic laser eye procedures provided by doctors of optometry