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

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

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

Info Night encourages active membership in AOSA

For more than 160 students at ICO, Info Night was a great opportunity to learn about the benefits of membership, importance of advocacy and opportunities for leadership. Sponsored by Alcon and Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, the Info Nights program is available at almost all schools and colleges of optometry, presented by AOSA for first-year

Spring Foresight covers all aspects of student life

Stocking the pockets of your white coat. Finding a home in your future profession. Experiencing true love with a classmate. Becoming a lifelong advocate for optometry. It’s all in the Spring 2015 issue of Foresight, AOSA’s magazine, written by AOSA’s trustees and trustee-elects to share hard-earned experience and reflect on the community of optometry students.

The AOSA: Perspectives from Student Leaders

With 6,500 members in 23 schools and colleges of optometry, the American Optometric Student Association is the largest, most effective advocate for the future of optometry. Of the students who could belong, 95 percent DO belong. Hear from student leaders as they share what appealed to them about optometry and how membership in the AOSA