Latest American Optometric Association Stories

2010-05-03 08:07:00

ST. LOUIS, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- With summer right around the corner, more people will be spending time outdoors and UV protection will be top of mind. Unfortunately, most people think about the protection of their skin, when they should also be considering the safety of their eyes.

2010-03-30 12:27:00

CHICAGO, March 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For people with diabetes, proper nutrition can have a far-reaching effect on their health and wellness. They also have a higher risk of developing vision problems.

2010-03-30 09:08:00

ST. LOUIS, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report released by the American Optometric Association (AOA) identifies surprising new insights into the vision and eye health of infants across the U.S.

2010-03-09 16:43:00

Optometrists Recognize Efforts to Safeguard Sight, Promote Healthy Vision for Children and Expand Access to Care WASHINGTON, March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sen.

2010-02-25 09:04:00

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether using a computer or a sledge hammer to get the job done, the American Optometric Association (AOA) reports that visual discomfort, eye strain and eye injuries in the workplace are not only common, but cost billions in lost productivity each year.

2010-01-18 15:17:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., Jan. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- CooperVision today announced that Richard Clompus, OD, FAAO, has joined the company as vice president, global professional relations within the Global Commercial Strategy team. Dr.

2009-12-17 15:48:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Optometric Association (AOA) and its 36,000 members today announced overwhelming support for a growing movement in Congress to name the future Blind Rehabilitation Center at the U.S.

2009-11-16 09:07:00

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- It's a fact of life that eyes change with age, and baby boomers - Americans born between 1946 and 1964 - are at the stage when many are affected by vision problems.

2009-09-29 11:42:00

AURORA, Ohio, Sept.

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