With numerous resources, the AOA supports students and young doctors of optometry entering the profession.
During this transformative time, AOA members are equipped with professional guidance for an aspiring doctor of optometry, including valuable resources such as:
Young doctors: Find your career fit.
A Medicare vision benefit expansion was cut from the Build Back Better Act, but now advocates shift focus to avoiding nearly 10% cuts to Medicare reimbursement on Jan. 1, 2022.
Adding optometry to the list of hospital outpatient services and inpatient consults not only realizes the high level of contemporary, optometric medical eye care doctors of optometry provide, but also leverages’ communities primary eye care providers in a way that is mutually beneficial for patients, hospitals and doctors.