Latest American Optometric Association Stories

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.

2009-09-29 09:08:00

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- While the economy begins to show signs of a slow recovery, many consumers continue to struggle with financial challenges, some of which could affect their health.

2009-08-04 10:04:00

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Children across the country are gearing up for a new school year. Before heading back to the classroom, the American Optometric Association (AOA) recommends a visit to the optometrist.

2009-07-28 10:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to the overwhelming number of children with eye and vision problems across the United States, Louisiana optometrists are devoting appointments to no-cost, comprehensive eye and vision assessments for infants between six to 12 months of age through InfantSEE(R).

2009-07-08 11:30:00

WASHINGTON, July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A report released Tuesday by the U.S.

2009-06-02 10:00:00

InfantSEE(R) reminds parents about the importance of eye assessments for babies during June's Child Vision Awareness Month ST.

2009-06-01 16:10:00

No-cost, comprehensive eye and vision assessments provided by InfantSEE(R) Program ST. LOUIS, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to the overwhelming number of children with eye and vision problems across the United States, St.

Word of the Day
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".