The Minnesota Optometric Association: A Place to Belong

Almost half of the working licensed ODs in Minnesota are members of the Minnesota Optometric Association (MOA). But what about the rest?Read more >

June 17, 2015

FTC finds 1-800 Contacts engaged in anticompetitive agreements

1-800 Contacts was found to have unlawfully harmed competition in online search advertising auctions and restricted the availability of truthful advertising to consumers, the FTC declared.Read more >

November 19, 2018

AOA fights for patient safety in contact lens legislation

Optometry’s advocacy continues after court ruling clears way for Utah law.Read more >

June 16, 2015

AOA, affiliates assemble advocates to address evolving payer issues

November 1, 2018

AOA’s biennial Health Care Payer Advocacy Conference, Oct. 26-28, convened optometry’s advocates to address the profession’s most pressing challenges with insurers and plans, now and into the future. Read more >

Driving change

October 24, 2018

Scope expansion is key to optometry’s future success. We need to continue to prepare to practice to the fullest extent of our education, training and experience. Read more >

AOA, State Associations and Members Continue Momentum In Effort to Stop FTC Proposal

October 4, 2018

AOA and state associations, working jointly to convince the FTC to withdraw its costly contact lens signed acknowledgment proposal, have received another boost on Capitol Hill. Read more >

Decorative contact lenses can put a scare into Halloween

October 4, 2018

The AOA hopes to put a scare into retailers who illegally distribute corrective, novelty or bogus contact lenses in violation of federal law. Read more >

Tusculum denied optometry program by institutional accreditor, AOA spurs standards dialogue

September 27, 2018

AOA continues to advocate for high academic standards that will preserve the standard of excellence expected of optometry. Read more >

AOA members remember Sen. John McCain as an advocate for veterans’ eye and vision care

August 30, 2018

Arizona senator’s legacy to be celebrated by nation during upcoming ceremonies. Read more >