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Plotting a course

June 17, 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

Early diagnosis by doctors of optometry can provide a jump on IBD treatment

June 13, 2019
An estimated 3 million Americans were diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Doctors of optometry add value to the team of health professionals who manage cases of IBD and colonic malignancies.

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.

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.

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Las Vegas Events


SNOS Summer CE Dinner

Amniotic Membranes and Their Uses in Optometry Summer CE Dinner for Sout...


Vision Expo West

Vision Expo West September 18-21, 2019 Las Vegas


Reno Events


NNOS Summer CE Dinner

Summer CE Dinner for Northern Nevada Optometric Society Wednesday, June ...