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    InfantSEE®


    Helping infants establish a lifetime of healthy vision
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    The Archives &
    Museum of Optometry


    Preserving the Profession's History
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    Optometry's Fund for Disaster Relief

    Providing immediate aid in the wake of a catastrophic event

AOA/AOSA Opportunities in Optometry Grants

AOA-AOSA

To promote diversity and equity in the optometric profession for generations to come, the American Optometric Association and the American Optometric Student Association have created the AOA/AOSA Opportunities in Optometry Grant program. This fund is designed as a one-time stipend for under-represented minority students interested in the field of optometry to help defray costs associated with applying to optometry school.

Click here to apply!

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InfantSEE®

Due to the number of children with eye and vision problems across the United States, Optometry Cares – The AOA Foundation, and Johnson & Johnson Vision created InfantSEE®, a no-cost public health program developed to provide professional eye care for infants nationwide.

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Student Scholarships

Deadline extended! Attention, third- and fourth-year optometry students! We are pleased to announce that the applications for the Alexander, Cummings, Galina, and Maitenaz Scholarships are now open. The deadline is now Oct. 31 and the winners will be selected in December.

Apply here! 

Optometry’s Fund for Disaster Relief

Optometry’s Fund for Disaster Relief is poised to help doctors of optometry and optometry students who have been affected by natural disasters. Those in need of aid may apply here and anyone wishing to donate to the relief fund may do so here. 

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Latest AOA News

Wed, 20 Oct 2021
Website accessibility is still trying to catch up with the Americans with Disabilities Act, first passed 30 years ago. As the courts or Congress work it out, learn how doctors of optometry might navigate the indecision.
Wed, 20 Oct 2021
Congressional action is needed to stave off a trio of pay cuts totaling almost 10% of Medicare physicians’ reimbursement. Here’s how you can help.
Tue, 19 Oct 2021
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Do you know the federal and state requirements for reporting suspected abuse among your patients?

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