Survey says: Doctors of optometry step up as pandemic sets in

Overwhelming majority of doctors of optometry provide emergent and urgent care amid devastating COVID-19 crisis.Read more >

May 14, 2020

Communication key to unlocking patients from virus fear

For patients nervous to leave home, sharing safety protocols can ease anxiety.Read more >

May 14, 2020

COVID-19 crisis advocacy: AOA and affiliates put optometry's concerns front and center

Through continuous outreach to policymakers, payers, the news media and the public, the AOA and state associations are advancing these urgent priorities.Read more >

May 7, 2020

Resuming routines: Lessons from ‘Phase 1’ reopenings

New CMS guidance permits resuming non-COVID-19 routine care in certain circumstances. What that looks like from doctors of optometry reopening now.Read more >

May 5, 2020

The many benefits of the Mediterranean Diet

Research has linked its benefits to reducing the risks for developing AMD, as well as other chronic disease.Read more >

May 4, 2020

Preparing students to be more than graduates

The AOA celebrates optometric educators this National Teacher Appreciation Week—and year round—as they adapt to new ways of inspiring excellence in a COVID-19 world.Read more >

April 30, 2020