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

Change at the top

AOA leaders discuss triumphs and challenges and the road ahead for the profession.Read more >

June 18, 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

Mutual admiration on Father’s Day

June 13, 2019

Before Matthew Hennen, O.D., and Rachel Hennen, O.D., knew their father as an optometrist, Mark Hennen, O.D., was dad to them. And today, at Dakota Eye Care in West St. Paul, Minnesota, they also are colleagues. Read more >

Plotting a course

June 12, 2019

AOA aggressively goes with future’s flow because the success of the profession of optometry in the future will be anchored by our actions today Read more >

Meet me in St. Louis: A member-approved guide to the Optometry's Meeting® 2019 host city

June 10, 2019

Local AOA members recommend where to dine, sip, explore and more. Read more >

Optometry’s Meeting®: Day at a glance

June 5, 2019

Want to make the most of Optometry’s Meeting in St. Louis? Here’s how to do it. Read more >

How doctors of optometry contribute to Air Force mission

May 30, 2019

Doctors of optometry are applying their expertise to ensure the safety of military personnel working with laser defensive system on new aircraft. Read more >

Help patients kick the smoking habit

May 30, 2019

Smoking rates may be dropping for Americans, but the World Health Organization (WHO) continues to raise concerns about the hazards of the habit. Read more >