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

HEHC: $77,500 granted to children’s vision projects nationwide

Optometry Cares®â€”The AOA Foundation awarded 17 Healthy Eyes Healthy Children grants, totaling $77,500, to initiatives bolstering awareness and access to children’s eye care services. Read more >

September 3, 2019

Gadget Dilemma: Digital Eye Strain

Step into any classroom and it's clear to see that technology has taken over.Read more >

September 8, 2015

Championing children’s eye care

July 24, 2019

It is critical that every child receives an in-person, comprehensive eye examination by an eye doctor in their first year of life and before school or sooner if their doctor recommends it. Vision has an enormous impact on social, motor, cognitive and academic achievement, and doctors of optometry can help ensure a successful future. Read more >

Looking ahead

July 17, 2019

Only united under our common cause will optometry be recognized for the future-focused role in American health care. Read more >

AOA turning a moment into a movement

June 24, 2019

The AOA unveils plans for an ambitious 2020 public awareness campaign on comprehensive eye examinations. Read more >

Think About Your Eyes’ data shows eye care message received

June 24, 2019

The national campaign bringing awareness to the importance of annual, comprehensive eye care reports significant 2018 campaign numbers and beyond during AOA House of Delegates at Optometry’s Meeting®. Read more >

AOA adopts resolutions ranging from membership to media advocacy to veterans’ care

June 23, 2019

The 122nd AOA Congress at Optometry’s Meeting® adopted a range of resolutions and bylaw amendments to advance the practice of optometry and public access. Read more >

New 2019-2020 AOA officers and trustees take oath of office

June 23, 2019

New AOA President Barbara L. Horn, O.D., of South Carolina, and other members of the AOA’s Board of Trustees were sworn into office Saturday, June 22, after elections during Optometry's Meeting® 2019 in St. Louis. Read more >