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 >

Ounce of prevention when facing gallons of trouble

May 23, 2019

“Average” hurricane season predictions shouldn’t be overlooked—up to four major hurricanes could threaten the U.S. this year. Here’s how coastal doctors of optometry can prepare now. Read more >

AOA is ‘always on’ its media game

May 22, 2019

Optometry’s outsized public awareness, media impact a testament to our message. Read more >

Help patients’ summers go swimmingly

May 20, 2019

The CDC’s Healthy and Safe Swimming Week, May 20-26, reminds Americans how to prevent illness and injury during this summer pastime. Here’s how doctors of optometry can reinforce eye safety. Read more >

West Virginia doctor of optometry named Sullins Award winner

May 16, 2019

Martin Carpenter, O.D., of West Virginia, to be recognized with the 2019 Dr. W. David Sullins Jr. InfantSEE® Award. Read more about what energizes Dr. Carpenter to provide pediatric vision care. Read more >

Longtime AOA leader leaves legacy

May 13, 2019

It is with great sadness that the AOA notes the passing of Beth Kneib, O.D., 62, on May 8, 2019. A longtime AOA leader and volunteer, Dr. Kneib is remembered for an enduring passion toward her work, family and her colleagues. Read more >