AOA rallies optometry and allies to fight FTC contact lens rule

The AOA and state affiliates brought the issue to the highest level of government in a letter to President Trump, urging the administration to take action, “to stop the FTC from enacting this dangerous rule change and harming thousands of essential small business health care practices.”Read more >

July 2, 2020

Patient safety in the contact lens market remains AOA priority

A company selling a brand of colored contact lenses online without federal clearance or a doctor's prescription has announced it is voluntarily recalling hundreds of pairs of its product nationwide.Read more >

July 2, 2020

First-ever AOA 2020 Virtual Learning Livecast a success

About 1,500 people registered for high-quality, industry-leading courses on unique platform.Read more >

July 1, 2020

July 4 can spark eye safety conversation with patients

Eye injuries from fireworks sent hundreds to emergency rooms in 2018. A surefire way to make patients' July 4 holiday sparkle is to educate them on eye safety.Read more >

July 1, 2020

Vitamin A beneficial for eyes, just not for preventing myopia

Vitamin A’s protective role in eye health may stop short of delaying myopia progression in youth, but that doesn’t negate its overall benefits.Read more >

June 29, 2020

Eyes on massive dust cloud heading for Gulf coast states this weekend

Doctors of optometry: Weather phenomenon curiosity for the eyes, though little cause for concernRead more >

June 26, 2020