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Dr Thau

An Interview with AOA President Andrea P. Thau, O.D.

To become an optometrist, we all start at the same place; optometry school. However, being an optometrist does not mean we all are the same nor do we all interact with the profession in the same manner. Some, like Andrea P. Thau, O.D., decide to give their time to the legislated aspect of optometry in

Fall 2016 Foresight

Foresight: Optometry Student Leaders Looking Forward

The Fall 2016 edition of Foresight magazine — AOSA’s largest ever — covers all aspects of optometry from a student’s eye view.  Advocating for the profession, choosing a residency or career path, honing your personal skill set or deciding to get a tattoo, the student leaders of the AOSA give you their perspective.  Look for

UPike-Kentucky  College of Optometry's Class of 2020

Five Quick Facts about The University of Pikeville – Kentucky College of Optometry

The University of Pikeville – Kentucky College of Optometry is the most recent school to open an optometry program. Known as KYCO (pronounced KAI-CO), the school expects to seat 60 students for their inaugural class, which graduates in the year 2020. Here are five highlights to this new school of optometry: Location. KYCO is located

Erick Henderson, AOSA

AOSA President: Strong Profession, Lasting Legacy

AOSA President Erick Henderson (SCO 2017) addressed the AOA House of Delegates on July 2, describing the student perspectives toward their fellow millennials, thanking to those who have fought for the privileges students now enjoy and vowing to continue using the resources of the AOSA to ensure the profession is strong and ready for the