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‘Unprecedented’ human impact of western wildfires: How optometry is affected

Optometry’s Fund for Disaster Relief stands ready to assist doctors on their path to recovery following an historic 2020 wildfire season in the western U.S.

Defeating the debt

Together, the AOA and AOSA are leading the fight to ease the burden of student loan debt for their members.

AOA task force takes steps to open opportunities for doctors of color

In June 9 statement posted on social media, AOA affirms its opposition to racism, intolerance and hate. The task force will report to AOA president and Board of Trustees.

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AOA launches enhanced, fully redesigned website

Welcome to the AOA’s fully redesigned website, offering a more streamlined and modern user experience that will better serve members and the profession of optometry.

AFOS celebrates five decades of delivering eye care through federal services

Its first organized meeting attracted 34 attendees; today, its membership is about 985.

Aug. 5 deadline to apply for grants for community eye health and vision care projects

Healthy Eyes Healthy Children grants spread awareness and increase comprehensive vision services.

Eyes on massive dust cloud heading for Gulf coast states this weekend

Doctors of optometry: Weather phenomenon curiosity for the eyes, though little cause for concern.

Mask policy considerations for your practice

A patient arrives at your practice for their appointment and is not wearing a face covering. The dilemma has been the subject of discussion among doctors of optometry.

AOA Foundation extends helping hand to damaged practices

In times of stress and disruption, OFDR can provide support so that doctors impacted can return to providing eye and vision care in their community. OFDR is available to aid doctors who have experienced property damage to their home or business, including damages as a result of civil disorder and unrest.