Educate Your Community

The AOA reaches out to media outlets across the country to inform consumers of the importance of eye health and vision care provided by optometrists. You can do the same in your local community by utilizing the customizable resources on this page. 

AOA resources

Public education and campaign materials

Available for your use are customizable news releases, social media posts, infographics and other campaign resources that cover a number of vision and eye-health related topics. Not only are these tools useful to educate your patients and the public, but they provide an opportunity for you to market your practice and services to your community.

Also available are PowerPoint presentations that can be used for health events, school meetings and other assemblies.

Questions? Please email Susan Thomas.

Handouts, presentations & infographics

Children's Vision

Contact Lenses

Diabetes

Digital Eye Strain

General Eye Health and Vision

Glaucoma

Smoking and Eyes

Strokes

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