UPDATE: Hurricane Harvey leaves widespread devastation; AOA leading donation effort

How you can help support doctors of optometry affected by Harvey.Read more >

August 28, 2017

Kids, adults alike fall short in contact lens hygiene

Like parent, like child-adolescents engage in at least one unsafe contact lens habit at a much similar rate as adults, claims a new report that emphasizes the need for proper contact lens hygiene. Read more >

August 17, 2017

Health centers providing more care than ever before

Through community health centers (CHCs), doctors of optometry can play a part in increasing access to affordable, cost-effective and high-quality care in medically underserved communities.Read more >

August 14, 2017

Study uncovers potential tool, based on rapid eye movements, for detecting autism earlier

Researchers have long fixed their attention on eye-tracking in detecting autism spectrum disorders, but now they may have discovered a new tool that could lead to earlier diagnosis and intervention.Read more >

August 14, 2017

AOA’s 58th president, profession leader dies

Colleagues remember life of Alvin Levin, O.D.Read more >

August 10, 2017

Medicare savings in generic eye drugs

Dry eye, glaucoma meds make up most expensive ophthalmic medications.Read more >

August 9, 2017