Health and vision plans are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The AOA has assessed and consolidated the information coming from plans and is continually updating the information as plans' procedures are ever-changing during this time of public emergency. To ensure doctors have the most up-to-date information on a specific plan, they should use these resources and follow the provided links to the plans' respective COVID-19 response pages.
New study details the adverse effects on certain visual functions immediately following marijuana use.
U.S. health authorities spur next phase of COVID-19 vaccination rollout, dramatically expanding supply and administration sites, as optometry explores going from vaccinated to vaccinator.
With a stroke of a pen, new President Joe Biden extended the moratorium on repayment of federal student loans through Sept. 30, 2021. With the average optometry student’s loan debt at graduation being close to $200,000, the AOA and the American Optometric Student Association (AOSA) are working to ensure concerns of students and doctors of optometry are front and center.