Your source for fresh news updated daily on topics ranging from clinical eye care to advocacy to practice management tips.

Medicare expansion: The long road to here and now

Current debate on Medicare benefits expansion offers a moment to look back on similar points in time when federal action intersected the profession—and how the AOA advocated for you.

California amends optometry’s approved treatments, medications and testing

The scope victories eliminate some prior drug and treatment restrictions while also authorizing expanded testing, as well as COVID-19 vaccine administration.

Be a better negotiator on payer issues

Register now for the virtual AOA Payer Advocacy Summit, Nov. 15-16.

Industry offers significant support to colleagues in need; how you can help

EssilorLuxottica, CooperVision respond with generous donations to Optometry’s Fund for Disaster Relief to help doctors in Ida aftermath.

COVID-19 Updates

Pandemic savings strategies

COVID-19 has taught us that planning ahead may be more critical now than ever. During periods of uncertainty, it’s important to keep a long-term perspective.

As COVID-19 looms, educators prepare for a new academic year

The public health emergency continues to cast its shadow on a new school year, but it’s far from the only thing on educators’ minds. How are optometric faculty and staff preparing for the year ahead?

AOA Focus

AOA Focus is the magazine for AOA members. AOA Focus delivers a blend of updates, in-depth analysis and personal stories from doctors of optometry across the country on topics that matter most to the profession. This big-picture view is the perfect complement to the daily updates members get at AOA News.
AOA Focus