The Atlanta doctor of optometry and civil rights advocate fought to open doors for Black students interested in the profession, including helping to found the National Optometric Association.
The AOA, affiliates and doctors of optometry call on CVS to acknowledge that this offering will lower the overall level of eye health care received by the public and that this test places them in the ranks of questionable vision tests apps that have and should continue to be investigated by the FDA.
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
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Doctors of optometry nationwide are implementing new protocols to safely return to providing the full range of eye health and vision care services Americans need and deserve
The AOA is joining patient advocacy organizations, state attorneys general and the media in warning the public about the lack of effectiveness and potential dangers of these devices and their marketing promises.
The American Optometric Association (AOA) Launches Nationwide Campaign to Make 2020 the Year of the Eye Exam
The American Optometric Association (AOA) Urges America’s Leading Employers to Join More Than 30 Employers Pledging to Make 2020 the Year of the Eye Exam