Alerts, recalls and updates

Tell Senators to join Lankford-Sinema letter

May 30, 2019

Sens. James Lankford (R-OK) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) are leading a bipartisan Senate sign-on letter urging the FTC to reconsider new requirements for eye doctors proposed under the Commission's recent supplementary changes to the Contact Lens Rule. The AOA is calling for an all-out advocacy push to gain Senate signers for this letter. Read more

AOA cautions against email and phone scams

April 29, 2019

The AOA has been alerted of a recent phishing scam by phone, as well as previous phishing scams by email. If you suspect you are a target of a phishing scam, you can file an online complaints with the U.S. Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Agency and the Federal Trade Commission. Follow the link for tips on how to prevent falling victim to scams. Read more

AOA Investigator Initiated Research Award

March 22, 2019

The American Optometric Association (AOA) is pleased to invited interested researchers to apply for the AOA's Investigator Initiated Research Award. Read more