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

Congratulations to AOA’s 2019 award winners

The award recipients demonstrate remarkable leadership when serving the profession, patients and their community. The AOA will be honoring six individuals and a public health program at Optometry's Meeting®, the AOA's largest annual meeting, on Wednesday, June 19. Read more >

April 4, 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

Announcing the 2019 National Optometry Hall of Fame Inductees

April 3, 2019

The AOA and Optometry Cares®—The AOA Foundation congratulate four doctors of optometry who have been selected for the prestigious National Optometry Hall of Fame. Since 1998, the National Optometry Hall of Fame has recognized and honored doctors of optometry who have made significant and long-lasting contributions to the optometric profession. Read more >

Candidates announce bids for 2019 elections

March 28, 2019

As Optometry’s Meeting® 2019 in St. Louis, June 19-23, nears, familiarize yourself with the incumbents and newcomers seeking to represent members on the AOA Board of Trustees. Read more >

NBEO settles class action in alleged data breach, $3.25 million to affected parties

March 21, 2019

Individuals whose personal information was stored in NBEO databases on or before Nov. 15, 2018, could be eligible for financial relief stemming from an alleged data breach in June 2016. Here’s what you need to know. Read more >

Closing the gap in health centers’ primary eye care

March 19, 2019

Health centers bolstered their on-site, eye care services with a 50 percent increase in doctors of optometry between 2014 and 2016, but more could be done to promote primary eye care. Read more >

The Future is Female

March 7, 2019

From optometry school lecture halls to private optometric practices across the country to the AOA Board of Trustees, women are better represented in optometry than ever before. Read more >

AOA’s 74th president, profession leader dies

March 6, 2019

Donald E. Jarnagin, O.D., AOA’s 74th president and Arizona Optometric Association past president, died Sunday, March 3. Colleagues remember his caring personality and distinguished career. Read more >