Maryland expands scope of practice

May 2, 2019

Maryland doctors of optometry gain new autonomy, prescribing authority, and procedures and management privileges with scope of practice expansion. Read more >

Life happens, whether we’re ready or not

May 2, 2019

May 2 is National Life Insurance Day, an observance that reminds Americans how proper planning now buys peace of mind in the future. Protect your loved ones with life insurance through AOAExcel®. Read more >

4 tips on providing optometric care for children with autism

May 1, 2019

The CDC estimates that 1 in 59 children are diagnosed with autism by age 8. Optometry can play an essential role in helping these children to a better place. Read more >

Tips on prescribing and fitting a bioptic telescope system for driving: part II

April 29, 2019

See what kind of system you shlould design and order once you determine a patient to be a good candidate to drive with bioptic telescope system. Read more >

AOA rejects Stanton Optical demand to retract article, cites First Amendment right

April 25, 2019

The AOA is standing by a Feb. 14 article on its website, aoa.org, which reported on several citations filed by the California Board of Optometry in 2018 against the national optical chain Stanton Optical. Read more >

AOA: Optometry is essential in care for patients with concussions, TBIs

April 24, 2019

AOA offers new resource, which helped carry the message to policymakers and physicians during AOA on Capitol Hill 2019. Read more >