Represents optometrists in the United States. Optometrists are trained to examine, diagnose, treat and manage disorders that affect the eye or vision. Provides brochures on eye problems for the lay public and professional materials on eye care delivery. Offers a Find a Doctor service on their website to help people locate optometrists. Coordinates InfantSEE, a public health program designed to ensure early detection of eye conditions in babies 6 months to 1 year. Member optometrists provide a free comprehensive infant eye assessment to children younger than one year. A service of the AOA in partnership with The Vision Care Institute of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care. Locate a AOA participant on the InfantSEE website www.infantsee.org or by phone at (888) 396-3937.
AOA News: Semimonthly newsletter
Journal of the American Optometric Association: Monthly clinical reference articles
Professional and patient education materials are available. Contact the Order Department at http://www.aoa.org.
Gregory Wolfe, O.D., M.P.H.
Southern Arizona VA Health Care System
3601 S. 6th Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85723
Tel: 520–792–1450, ext. 5419
Michael Duenas, O.D.
Chief Public Health Officer