News Feed

Clean hands save sight

February 19, 2019
Poor hand hygiene is among the top risk factors for microbial contamination of contact lenses, emphasizing the importance of enhanced patient education.

The lowdown on vision rehabilitation

February 14, 2019
Doctors of optometry are key to the proper examination and diagnosis of vision impairments, leading to prescribed treatment prior to outcomes. AOA will participate in a Facebook Live Event on Feb. 22 with National Eye Institute.

Pressure’s on: Understanding hypertensive guidelines

February 12, 2019
One in 3 U.S. adults are hypertensive but nearly half do nothing to control it. What do hypertension guidelines say and how does optometry manage patients at critical values?

Public Health

Community Health Centers  partnering with the National Association of Community Health Centers, the AOA is working to improve access to center eye and vision care services.

Healthy Eyes Healthy People?  is an ambitious public-private initiative to improve the eye and visual health of the American public.

InfantSEE?  affords a one-time, comprehensive eye assessment at no cost for infants in their first years of life.

VISION USA  helps low-income, uninsured people and their families by providing basic eye health and vision care services free of charge.

Optometric Disaster Relief Fund  offers optometrists financial assistance for damages incurred from natural disasters.

Events Feed

Las Vegas Events

Apr
06

Southern Nevada State Meeting

Nevada Optometric Association Annual Southern Meeting Saturday April 6, ...

Jul
11

SNOS Summer CE Dinner

Save the Date!
Summer CE Dinner for Southern Nevada Optometric Socie...

Reno Events

Apr
19

Northern Nevada State Meeting

  Nevada Optometric Association Annual Northern Meeting Friday Apr...