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    InfantSEE®


    Helping infants establish a lifetime of healthy vision
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    The Archives &
    Museum of Optometry


    Preserving the Profession's History
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    Optometry's Fund for Disaster Relief

    Providing immediate aid in the wake of a catastrophic event
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    VISION USA


    Providing vision care to Americans in need

Optometry Cares

As optometry’s premier philanthropic and charitable organization, Optometry Cares – The AOA Foundation is committed to its mission – expanding eye health and vision care access to everyone in the U.S. in order to enhance human performance and quality of life.

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InfantSEE®

Due to the number of children with eye and vision problems across the United States, Optometry Cares – The AOA Foundation, and Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. created InfantSEE®, a no-cost public health program developed to provide professional eye care for infants nationwide.

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VISION USA

Volunteers In Service In Our Nation (VISION USA) is a program that provides basic eye health and vision services free of charge to low-income, uninsured individuals and their families. VISION USA is provided by participating AOA member optometrists who donate their services.

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Latest AOA News

Thu, 23 Feb 2017
AOA offers condolences to family of Richard L. Wallingford Jr., O.D.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017
When it comes to safely creating some of Hollywood’s most memorable special effects, doctors of optometry play a leading role.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017
Demographics changing, but more to be done, trailblazer says.

46 Million

That's the number low-income individuals in the United States cannot afford the cost of routine eye care or do not have the health insurance that covers such exams.

73 children in 100

will pass a routine vision screening, but will fail a comprehensive eye exam ...

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