Congratulations to AOA’s 2020 award winners

The AOA is proud to announce five award recipients. Read more >

April 13, 2020

First doctors of optometry notified of their federal loans to ease the economic pain of COVID-19 pandemic

Small Business Administration loans help practices cover payroll and other business expenses, as doctors focus on delivering urgent and emergent care.Read more >

April 9, 2020

Optometry’s Meeting® 2020 canceled due to COVID-19 pandemic

Attendees’ health, safety—and that of their families and patients—the top priority as Optometry’s Meeting® canceled; AOA weighs reconfigured House of Delegates and education.Read more >

April 9, 2020

Self-care in times of crisis

CDC and doctors offer up tips for coping during challenging times.Read more >

April 8, 2020

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