Optometry's Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from Optometry's Meeting. Refer back to this page often for the latest news, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
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Report predicts $4.6 billion savings with expanded OD scope of practice

June 21, 2019
ST. LOUIS – The American Optometric Association presented findings of a report that identified $4.6 billion in annual systemwide savings as a…
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VIDEO: Alcon showcases contact lens innovations

June 21, 2019
ST. LOUIS – Alcon Vision Care general manager Sean Clark said the company is highlighting a number of innovations here at Optometry’s…
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Advocacy, innovation, patient experience priorities for new J&J president

June 20, 2019
ST. LOUIS – Advocacy in eye health, product innovation and the patient experience are three areas of focus for Thomas Swinnen, the new North…
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Bausch + Lomb launches monthly toric multifocal

June 20, 2019
ST. LOUIS – Bausch + Lomb introduced Ultra Multifocal for Astigmatism during a press conference
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Think About Your Eyes continues to drive eye exams

June 20, 2019
ST. LOUIS – The national public awareness campaign, Think About Your Eyes, created 3.95 million incremental eye exams in 2018. Think About Your…
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Outgoing AOA president prioritizes comprehensive eye exams for 2020

June 20, 2019
ST. LOUIS – Alabama practitioner Samuel D. Pierce, OD, closes out his 2019-2020 term as president of the American Optometric Association
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AOA supports and protects optometrists’, patients’ interests

July 24, 2018
DENVER – American Optometric Association executive director Jon Hymes told the House of Delegates here at Optometry’s Meeting that the…
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AOA MORE registry announces first data

July 23, 2018
DENVER – “On April 3, AOA MORE was able to attest and submit data for AOA members – 600 optometrists – to CMS,” Zachary
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Student association reports strong support of AOA-PAC

July 18, 2018
DENVER – The American Optometric Student Association, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, is using its “history to…
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Topcon launches swept source OCT with eye tracking, fundus imaging

July 17, 2018
DENVER – Topcon introduced its DRI OCT Triton instrument here at Optometry’s Meeting. The Triton combines swept source OCT (SS-OCT) and…