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

Care models of success

While doctors of optometry are certainly Americans’ primary eye care physicians, it could be argued that the profession is heading toward a more encompassing primary care model. The distinction is in optometry’s role in diagnosing, managing and treating systemic as well as ocular conditions.Read more >

January 17, 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

20 most-read stories of 2018

January 3, 2019

Re-live optometry’s biggest moments of the year. Read more >

AOA Board resolves advocacy, growth in New Year

December 27, 2018

With 2019 around the corner, the AOA Board of Trustees is looking ahead to the coming year and sharing their resolutions for AOA and the profession. Read more >

Members only: How AOA membership helps protect your practice and the profession

December 25, 2018

Young doctors joined the AOA seeking help with consolidating student loans, finding authoritative clinical resources and saving on group purchases such as insurance. They also discovered, through the AOA’s 24/7 advocacy efforts on the state and federal levels, that there is power in numbers. Read more >

Healthy Eyes Healthy Children grants program makes eye health and vision care a tradition

December 20, 2018

According to its end-of-year report, HEHC projects benefited an estimated 22,500 people in need. Read more >

InfantSEE® program heartens students, elevates pediatric care

December 17, 2018

InfantSEE® establishes a lifetime of healthy eye and vision care, while the InfantSEE Student Program establishes a lifetime of enthusiasm for delivering that care. Read more >

InfantSEE® helps ensure a lifetime of healthy vision

December 11, 2018

InfantSEE® ensures eye care becomes an integral part of infant wellness care and establishes a lifetime of healthy vision. Help support this and other Optometry Cares®—The AOA Foundation programs with your year-end giving. Read more >