AOA’s 2020-21 officers, trustees elected in historic vote

William T. Reynolds, O.D., new AOA president, lays out challenges in inaugural address.Read more >

June 25, 2020

How does the new VSP policy impact you? AOA challenges VSP reimbursement policy change

Flawed plan, set to go into effect Sept. 1, reduces doctor and patient choice.Read more >

June 25, 2020

Changing of the guard

In a Q&A with AOA Focus, current AOA President Barbara L. Horn, O.D., and incoming President William T. Reynolds, O.D., discuss triumphs and challenges and the way ahead for optometry in these extraordinary times.Read more >

June 23, 2020

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.Read more >

June 17, 2020

AOA urges greater support as HHS issues Medicaid, CHIP relief funds

Relief funds available to Medicaid and CHIP-eligible doctors, but AOA expresses concerns for some doctors of optometry who may be overlooked.Read more >

June 16, 2020

Children’s myopia risk linked to smartphone use, study says

Researchers found an association between myopia and prolonged smartphone use, begging the question: What does the future hold for millions of kids growing up in the digital age?Read more >

June 15, 2020