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New Report Reveals Cost of Unmanaged Screen Time Symptoms to be $151 billion per year

The American Optometric Association commissions Deloitte Economics Institute report that examines implications of unmanaged screen time for Americans who spend over seven hours on a screen during the workday and how yearly exams with an optometrist can help.

InfantSEE® to Support 2024 Call for National Pediatric Eye Health and Vision Mobilization

With 170,000 Assessments since 2005, InfantSEE Begins to Build Priorities for 2024 to Further Expand Access to Care Alongside American Optometric Association

Statement From the AOA: Consumer Health Alert for Eye Drop Recall

The American Optometric Association is issuing an alert to consumers to stop using the 26 eye drops that were recalled by the FDA.

American Optometric Association Shares Eye Safety Information & Resources Ahead of Annular Solar Eclipse