Health Check: Putting the focus on contact Lenses

The summer is a good time for parents to discuss the option of contact lenses with their kidsRead more >

June 7, 2016

8 questions about life insurance answered

Learn about the advantages of purchasing group term life insurance through AOAExcel®.Read more >

February 19, 2020

Dr. Fred Farias III receives Optometrist of the Year Award

Dr. Fred Farias III was named Optometrist of the Year by the American Optometric Association.Read more >

June 16, 2016

When the student becomes the teacher

February 18, 2020

Interested in an academic career but love working with patients? The AOA’s 2019 Educator of the Year explains how you can have both. Read more >

Take to heart this playlist—it could save a life

February 13, 2020

Guard your heart this Valentine’s Day—and those of your patients. Whether required or not, CPR certification is a critical skill to have in any optometric practice, and you can earn certification at Optometry’s Meeting®. Read more >

Demystifying dizziness

February 12, 2020

Get familiar with the various causes of dizziness and understand the relationship between the visual, vestibular and somato-sensory systems. Read more >

How participating in an AOA survey can benefit optometry

February 12, 2020

Work to ensure optometry’s fair treatment under Medicare stems from the AOA’s participation on an influential committee tasked with valuating services provided to Medicare beneficiaries—and members can have a crucial say in that process. Read more >

Academy Award in makeup? Not for these patient gaffs

February 9, 2020

Three common makeup faux pas frequently cause eye health concerns. How doctors and staff can counsel healthy makeup habits in patients. Read more >

U.S. declares public health emergency—what you need to know

February 6, 2020

2019-nCoV may cause ocular signs and symptoms, including photophobia, irritation and ocular discharge. Read more >