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Optometry Cares announces four scholarships for AOSA members

Optometry Cares®—The AOA Foundation, the charitable foundation of the American Optometric Association, is accepting applications for four scholarship opportunities offered to AOSA/AOA members. Bernard Maitenaz Scholarship, sponsored by Essilor $10,000 for one third-year student This scholarship honors Bernard Maitenaz, one of the foremost authorities in optical science and engineering. Maitenaz is the inventor of the…

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Welcome to the Class of 2019!

More than 7,000 optometry students at 23 schools and colleges of Optometry are starting their academic years. The American Optometric Student Association is proud to welcome them and to know that 95 percent are joining the affiliate of the American Optometric Association that has been student-run and student-only for almost 50 years.  To learn about…

AOSA President Hunter Chapman addresses the AOA House of Delegates

Students showcase leadership at 45th Annual AOSA Meeting/Optometry’s Meeting

SEATTLE — Student leaders of the American Optometric Student Association (AOSA) at Optometry’s Meeting® June 24-28 added a representative to the American Board of Optometry and approved strong language in support of the American Optometric Association and the state AOA affiliates. In creating a new National Liaison position to represent the American Board of Optometry,…