Latest American Optometric Association Stories

2010-11-30 09:47:00

PINELLAS PARK, Fla., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Transitions Optical, Inc. is collaborating with the American Optometric Association (AOA) to bring the "Read the Green Sweepstakes" to consumers nationwide who value healthy sight as an important factor in their sports performance.

2010-11-04 16:06:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Mediaplanet International has released one of the most focused, and widely distributed, reports on eye health today in The Los Angeles Times.

2010-10-20 08:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- For 40 million Americans, using contact lenses to improve vision is a way of life. While a good number adhere to the medical guidelines for wearing contacts, some do not.

2010-10-05 06:17:00

Study offers practitioners' insights on appropriate age to introduce a child to soft contact lenses and factors that influence their decision to prescribe contacts for children ST. LOUIS, Oct.

2010-09-14 08:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the American Optometric Association's (AOA) annual American Eye-Q® survey, men and women have different views and habits when it comes to eye and vision health.

2010-08-24 09:50:00

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- One in 10 infants in the U.S. have undetected vision problems, ranging from crossed eyes to cancer.

2010-08-04 15:09:00

AURORA, Ohio, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Millions of children are heading back to their classrooms without the visual skills required to succeed in school.

2010-07-28 10:48:00

ST. LOUIS, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The recent interest in "circle-tinted" contact lenses being sold on the Internet to obtain an anime-style look popularized by Lady Gaga in her "Bad Romance" music video is of concern to optometrists.

Word of the Day
  • To writhe; struggle or twist about with more or less force; wriggle.
  • To scribble, jot.
The word 'scriggle' is likely an alteration of 'wiggle'.