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Latest American Optometric Association Stories

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.

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.