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Setting the tone for Optometry’s Meeting® in Music City

🔊 Hear why colleagues say the annual AOA and AOSA member meeting is the place to be this June 19-22, 2024, and learn how you can get priority access to registration before everyone else this January.

3 events in 2023 that show why giving to InfantSEE® is vital

Check out how InfantSEE® used donations in 2023 and consider making an end-of-year gift to support the program in 2024 and beyond.

'Opportunities’ grants offer students and profession means to grow

The next generation is ready for more—more access, more information and more people with more experiences to inform and guide the health care field. With over 20 Opportunities in Optometry grants awarded in 2023, this year’s recipients have identified more opportunities for growth in eye care.

USDE approval could mark ACOE’s 71 years of continuous federal recognition

In addition to the noteworthy U.S. Department of Education recognition, a private, nonprofit accrediting body also has affirmed ACOE’s commitment to quality optometric education for decades. What opportunities does this open for optometric education programs?

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Doctors of optometry on how to enjoy Oct. 14 eclipse in a safe way

The AOA has a number of members-only resources for doctors of optometry to share with their patients who hope to view the Oct. 14 eclipse. The resources cover how optometrists can engage the public on seeing it safely.

‘Very close-knit community,’ Maui reckons with trauma of historic wildfires

AOA-member doctors in Maui describe shock and disbelief after the island community suffers the deadliest U.S. wildfire in over a century. refresher upgrades resource for future optometrists

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Have course ideas, will travel? Answer the AOA’s call for courses

Help ensure the AOA continues to deliver a premier education experience by submitting your lecture and workshop course proposals online by July 26, 2023.

Historic and high-energy meeting of optometry’s minds

Thousands of doctors of optometry and optometric students traveled to Washington, D.C., June 21-24, for the premier gathering of the profession—Optometry’s Meeting® 2023. They left the nation’s capital knowing more about caring for their patients, advocating for their practices and making a difference in the profession.

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