The AOA encouraged federal review of 1-800 Contacts’ recent AquaSoft recall, while also challenging the online seller regarding misleading messaging on its website.
The Atlanta doctor of optometry and civil rights advocate fought to open doors for Black students interested in the profession, including helping to found the National Optometric Association.
Going the extra mile: That’s what sets doctors apart from online retailers, especially in the contact lens space. As technology advances, the range of available options makes it easier than ever to serve existing patients and identify new ones.
AOA Board of Trustees adopts Oct. 16 recommendations of its Telehealth Council, which consulted leaders in the technology platform, artificial intelligence, and eye health and vision care in a nearly yearlong reimagination of the 2017 AOA policy.
Doctors can take an active role in supporting the AOA’s contact lens advocacy by reporting illegal sales or adverse events related to contact lenses.
The AOA Foundation Recovery Fund will only take applications through Oct. 31 for doctors of optometry unduly affected by the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Support AOA’s ongoing commitment to delivering compelling, impactful education yearlong by submitting your course ideas, lectures or workshops by Nov. 1, 2020.
With the COVID-19 crisis, the AOA had to change its plans for a profession- and nationwide campaign proclaiming 2020 the year of the comprehensive eye exam. The essentialness of eye exams remains but the public awareness campaign changed. And perseveres. See how AOA adjusted.
Eye protection and management of dryness and irritation is an important consideration for long-term mask users.