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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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National Optometry Hall of Fame

The 2022 nomination form is now open! Click here to submit a luminary of the profession for consideration by February 9, 2022. Inductees will be announced in April and will be celebrated at Optometry’s Meeting in Chicago, IL on Friday, June 17, 2022.

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

Thu, 20 Jan 2022
Recently published online, first-of-its-kind American Public Health Association public policy statement reflects the role that eye doctors, dentists, pharmacists and podiatrists can have in diabetes prevention and management.
Wed, 19 Jan 2022
Generous donations from EssilorLuxottica and CooperVision for Hurricane Ida relief were recommitted to Optometry’s Fund for Disaster Relief in 2022 in response to year-end severe weather.
Tue, 18 Jan 2022
AOA members have access to clinical resources, continuing education, practice management and career development tools to help them not only prepare for change but drive it in the direction they want to go. Are you taking advantage of your benefits as an AOA member?

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