New cigarette labels graphically depict smoking, cataracts link

Starting in 2021, cigarette packaging and ads will include graphic warnings depicting smoking’s health consequences, including the blinding condition that the AOA emphasized in FDA comments.Read more >

April 3, 2020

AOA doctors are delivering crisis care and easing strain on hospitals

Frontline primary eye care providers are finding unusual ways to deliver care.Read more >

April 2, 2020

AOA presses vision plans to ease burdens on doctors and patients during COVID-19 emergency

Citing CDC and CMS guidance to postpone nonessential care, the AOA requested NAVCP and member plans allow additional flexibility and considerations for patients and doctors.Read more >

March 31, 2020

Atropine 0.05% over 0.01% in myopia control: study

Considering myopia control options for your patients? Find out what the latest clinical literature says about the available management strategies.Read more >

March 30, 2020

AOA’s multifaceted COVID-19 response offers immediate crisis relief, recovery assistance

Building on immediate AOA mobilization of its public awareness, advocacy and clinical resources in support of its members and their practices in the face of COVID-19, the AOA unveils unprecedented optometric relief plan to meet the urgent needs of AOA members and affiliates.Read more >

March 25, 2020

Senate's pandemic relief bill will help optometry practices nationwide; AOA to seek additional support

The largest economic relief bill in U.S. history will direct $2.2 trillion in aid, including emergency business loans and other provisions that will directly help optometric practices. AOA still working to secure additional relief.Read more >

March 25, 2020