And the biggest stories of 2019 are…
Here are 20 of the AOA's most-read stories of 2019:
- After AOA response, 'Scam' writer issues clarification, lauds eye exams
- NBEO settles class action in alleged data breach, $3.25 million to affected parties
- FDA enforcement action disrupts vision test company
- Diet soda habit associated with blinding diabetes complications
- FDA says fluorescein, ophthalmic meds among drug shortages
- Blue-light hype or much ado about nothing?
- AOA rejects Stanton Optical demand to retract article, cites First Amendment right
- Arkansas bureaucrat alleges 'unethical' request in scope law saga
- AOA releases second edition of diabetes clinical practice guideline
- 1-800 Contacts changes online vision test marketing following AOA complaint
- EPA regulations will soon affect optometric practices
- Busted: Feds seize hundreds of illegal, counterfeit contact lenses
- Maryland expands scope of practice
- Study: Detecting the signs of autism at earlier age using visual cues
- Optometry's Meeting® 2020: Never so far, so long, so far away
- California officials crack down on advertising, other violations by nationwide optical chain
- AOA presses FDA for recall of 1-800 Contacts' online eye test
- New WHO guidance: Very limited daily screen time recommended for children under 5
- Contact Lens Rule revisions aren't enough, AOA addresses deficiencies
- Don't leave patients in the dark about night driving
Candidates announce 2023 election bids for AOA Board of Trustees
Learn more about the doctors of optometry seeking to serve on the 2023-2024 AOA Board of Trustees before their election at Optometry’s Meeting®, June 21-24, in Washington, D.C.
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Developing tomorrow’s leaders, today
In 2017, the AOA and the American Optometric Student Association launched an ambitious initiative to bring 2,000+ students and newly graduated doctors of optometry to Washington, D.C., to promote career readiness and success, foster professional aspirations and develop the next generation. Called AOA+, the initiative is returning to Optometry’s Meeting® 2023, bigger and bolder than before. Six years later, what do those inaugural participants say about AOA+ as a catalyzing moment in their careers?