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

4 coding changes now in effect

Given the importance of E/M services in patient care, it’s critical that all doctors of optometry are aware of these changes.

Do you know optometry’s advocacy priorities? Learn the issues before Virtual AOA on Capitol Hill

Virtual AOA on Capitol Hill, May 23-25, is open to all advocacy-minded doctors, optometry students and paraoptometrics. Learn the issues and get involved at optometry’s premier advocacy event.

CDC updates COVID-19 eye protection, face mask guidance affecting optometry practices

Access the AOA HPI’s latest issue brief that details current public health guidance on eye protection, face masks and contingency planning as new SARS-CoV-2 variants begin circulating.

Ohio activates eligible doctors for COVID-19 vaccine administration, AOA focuses new relief efforts

As AOA advocates in new federal relief legislation and recognition of optometry’s ability to support the U.S. COVID-19 vaccine campaign, Ohio calls on volunteer doctors of optometry to assist.

COVID-19 Updates

Congress, President Biden asked to activate optometry for COVID-19 vaccination response

As AOA encourages federal recognition of optometry as COVID-19 vaccinators, doctors can access new COVID-19 vaccinator resources, information and guidance with an upcoming #AskAOA webinar.

Feds accelerate COVID-19 vaccination pace, AOA offers vaccinators’ webinar

U.S. health authorities spur next phase of COVID-19 vaccination rollout, dramatically expanding supply and administration sites, as optometry explores going from vaccinated to vaccinator.

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