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Luxottica announces major scholarship program for OD students

Luxottica Retail North America is excited to announce the new Luxottica Eye Care Optometry Scholarship program in support of eligible students of optometry in the U.S. and Canada. There will be 20 scholarships awarded in the amount of $5,000 each. Interested applicants may apply online beginning June 23, 2017. Luxottica continues their commitment to help

ICO’s Harris takes Essilor OSB honors!

Taylor Harris, a student from the Illinois College of Optometry, propelled his team to victory at the 26th annual Essilor Optometry Student Bowl (OSB)  by answering the winning question concerning the correct contact lens power to order for an infant with an aphakic eye. In addition to bragging rights, the Illinois College of Optometry took

Stop by the AOSA Booth at Optometry’s Meeting for mugs, tees and more

When the Exhibit Hall opens at 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 22, the AOSA will be ready for the record-setting number of student members.  For Optometry’s Meeting, AOSA will have more than 1,000 coffee mugs and 2,000 t-shirts, along with meeting pins, clipboards and ballcaps for our student members.  Students will be staffing the booth,

How to Conference

With Optometry’s Meeting fast approaching, check out this article from the latest edition of Foresight:   Optometry conferences can be a daunting experience for a first-time attendee. With a plethora of Continuing Education (CE) topics, social events and chances to network, it seems like there is just too much to do each day. Hopefully this

Sign Up Now for the AOSA/Luxottica SunSale at Optometry’s Meeting

AOSA SunSale at Optometry’s Meeting 2017 Join us for an exclusive sunglass sale during the upcoming Optometry’s Meeting event! This SunSale features frames from amazing brands like Ray-Ban and Oakley at unbelievably discounted prices. All proceeds benefit OneSight and Optometry Cares. Register now to select your time slot for this can’t miss event! Sign Up

Luxottica Live! at Optometry’s Meeting will bring you to the zoo!

Luxottica invites AOSA member optometry students to take a walk on the wild side at Luxottica Live! at the Smithsonian National Zoological Park! Enjoy food, drinks and fun! Attend “90 Minutes to Open 100 Minds” to hear from new grads and seasoned professionals about different modes of practice and how your personality may determine your

Florida Licensure

Dear Future Colleagues, Recent changes in the statutes of the Florida Board of Optometry have created uncertainty for students and new graduates interested in practicing in Florida. On April 14, 2017, an administrative law judge invalidated the “7-year look back” provision relating to applications for licensure in Florida. However, by law, that provision will remain

Deadline extended for Allergan Photo Contest; HOYA Contest offering iPads

The AOSA’s major photo contests are in full swing, with Allergan offering 100 travel grants to Optometry’s Meeting (worth $200 each) for the best photos depicting dry eye.  Participants also will be able to sign up for a Restasis luncheon at the meeting.  Enter here. HOYA, meanwhile, has three iPads to offer for the best