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

African mission for 25 OD students opens soon!

The AOSA, NOSA and Luxottica team up to send 25 OD students to Africa to help the world see with OneSight!  “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,” said Erick Henderson, AOSA president.  “Many optometry students have

OOA’s Realeyes Education Program Receives National Recognition

A classroom education program created by the Ohio Optometric Association (OOA) Tuesday received the Outstanding Scientific Paper (Project) Award from the American Public Health Association (APHA) in Colorado’s capital city. The award recognizes an individual, group, or institution that has contributed significantly to the advancement of eye/vision care in the public health field. The Realeyes

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

AOSA General Session – 500 Students and Tough Trivia

With a huge turnout, AOSA’s largest annual gathering of optometry students featured 500 vying for top honors in a trivia competition hosted by HOYA Vision, a lunch and awards from the AOSA recognizing those who make a difference for optometry students nationwide. “I’m proud that AOSA has established strong support of advocacy, whether through AOA-PAC,

HOYA Photo Contest Earns iPads for 3 AOSA Members

Three AOSA members who are handy with a camera will be getting iPads, courtesy of HOYA, in the Sixth Annual HOYA/AOSA Photo Contest, which included a qualifying round of voting on social media. The finalists are voted selected by Facebook “likes” and the top 10 vote-getters were on display at Optometry’s Meeting. In the first

More than 300 optometry students part of AOA advocacy on Capitol Hill

Advocates for optometry took a united message directly to Capitol Hill and federal agency officials April 19 — that AOA doctors and AOSA/AOA-member students will do whatever it takes to better safeguard patient health and ensure that millions more Americans have expanded access to the doctor of optometry-provided comprehensive eye and vision health care services