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

AOA’s new Center for Independent Practice to amplify members-only resources for practice success

AOA leaders mobilize resources for contemporary practice expansion and growth fueled by recent scope and recognition victories.

Voice Your Vision at Optometry’s Meeting® in Washington, D.C.

Sign up to receive early notification of Optometry’s Meeting® registration opening in January and secure your spot for the profession’s premier meeting in Washington, D.C., June 21-24.

3 tips for an eye-healthy Thanksgiving feast

Conscious menu choices could offer the family healthy options not only beneficial for eye health, but also for overall health.

Patients’ shady requests: A case study in malpractice and communication

When a trendy request for window tinting doesn’t jibe with your medical judgement—or state requirements—how do doctors legally and ethically navigate this dilemma? Find out in the latest AOA Ethics and Values case study.

Advocacy updates

AOA issues consumer health alert for online vision tests

The public-facing alert encourages consumers to ask discerning questions about online vision tests before entrusting their eye health care to a direct-to-consumer service.

Federal student loan forgiveness latest: Application now available

As the Department of Education releases an official application for loan forgiveness, optometry’s advocates continue to emphasize that eligibility for debt relief programs should not exclude optometry and greater options should be available for debt forgiveness programs.

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