Latest American Optometric Association Stories

2010-07-28 08:00:00

ST. LOUIS, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Parents and students throughout the country are crossing items off their back-to-school checklists, but most are missing an important task to ensure learning success - a visit to the eye doctor for a comprehensive eye exam.

2010-07-08 08:42:00

AURORA, Ohio, July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In football you expect to be tackled, but too many parents get tackled by all the choices they have to make when they have a child who struggles with reading and learning.

2010-05-07 16:09:00

No-cost Public Health Program Helps Protect Babies' Vision ST. LOUIS, May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mother's Day is a special time when many women reflect on the amazing responsibility motherhood brings.

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.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.