Students rally and inspire during Optometry’s Meeting 2017

Against the backdrop of major health care reform — and with the largest-ever gathering of optometry students — the American Optometric Student Association at Optometry’s Meeting® announced multiple new initiatives, debuted a series of first-time events and honored individuals for their outstanding contributions to students and patient care. The Washington, D.C.,  meeting hosted more than

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,

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

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

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

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,

Optometry’s Meeting® announces 2016 speaker, entertainment

Optometry’s Meeting® 2016 is all about the stars as world-famous and history-changing luminaries align for two spectacular celebrations. Come join the excitement as Boston hosts the 119th Annual AOA Congress and 46th Annual AOSA Conference:Optometry’s Meeting, June 29-July 3. This year’s meeting features expanded continuing education opportunities—beginning even earlier Wednesday and ending later on Sunday—more