AOSA highlights commitment to AOA+ student travel grants

  On April 6, the AOSA Board of Trustees voted and approved to allocate $100,000 to the AOA to support student travel to AOA+ in Washington, D.C. “The AOSA is proud to support this landmark initiative that will undoubtedly be beneficial to students in their professional development, ” said AOSA President Andy Mackner, of Pacific

Spring edition of Foresight highlights student voices

The Spring 2017 edition of Foresight magazine — one of 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 visiting Oakley HQ, the student leaders of the AOSA give you their perspective.  Look for

25 Optometry Students Selected to Experience the Opportunity of a Lifetime

Luxottica and the American Optometric Student Association (AOSA) have partnered to provide Optometry students the opportunity of a lifetime. Lack of access to vision care and glasses is a global health issue affecting 1 in 7 people worldwide. This spring, 25 select Optometry students will travel to Tanzania to experience the global vision crisis firsthand

Register now for Optometry’s Meeting®, June 21-25, 2017!

Register now for Optometry’s Meeting®, June 21-25, 2017! Here are the top four reasons you’ll want to join us in Washington, D.C., at Optometry’s Meeting and AOA+: → LEARN NEW THINGS: Reap the benefits of the same educational program doctors of optometry pay hundreds to get. Optometry’s Meeting offers 180+ hours of education available to

Get Hands-On at Ocular Surface Disease Workshop

The Heart of America Contact Lens Society will be offering an Ocular Surface Disease Workshop to train students on how to diagnose and treat patients with OSD. During this hands-on OSD Workshop, students will work with real patients with active signs and symptoms of ocular surface disease and discuss state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment options for

The AOSA, NOSA and Luxottica team up to send 25 OD students to Africa to help the world see with OneSight!

  From Erick Henderson, AOSA President:    I am extremely excited to announce a new partnership with Luxottica, a global leader in eyewear and eye care, and OneSight, a leading global non-profit organization. Many optometry students have a yearning passion to utilize their newly learned skills to help the world see. Knowing this, the American Optometric Student Association

Scholarship Rewards Strong Social Media Skills

    What makes a conversation memorable? When you enter practice, how will you ensure that your patients retain your critical messages? How creative can you be when explaining a difficult eye condition or disease? Apply now to be considered for one of two $5,000 Memorable Conversations Scholarships Eligibility Applicants must meet the following criteria