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September 13, 2012
August 20, 2012
Eye exams often missed on back to school check list, say Ontario optometrists
August 9, 2012
June 11, 2012
If you have a family history of glaucoma, you have about a one-in-three chance of getting it
June 11, 2012
It’s the individual’s immune system that determines who will be affected
May 9, 2012
One in seven Canadian adults may be living with some form of vision loss
March 7, 2012
When he removed the lens he felt excruciating pain and couldn’t see. Removing the lens peeled off the epithelial surface of the cornea
February 21, 2012
Buying eyeglasses from the internet put her at further risk. Find out what parents need to know about protecting their child's eyes
February 17, 2012
She was legally blind in her right eye. The knowledge of how hard it must have been up till now was horrifying...
February 1, 2012
Know the risks when ordering glasses online. It may seem easy, but glasses are very different from common consumer items.
February 1, 2012
Purchasing contact lenses online is not without its risks. Choosing the wrong lenses can damage your vision and adversly affect your eye health.
January 1, 2012
Each year, OAO offers high profile partnership opportunities - make your move today to align with Ontario's most prominent eye care programs
December 9, 2011
Eye See... Eye Learn program expands into the greater London area
November 9, 2011
November is Diabetes Awareness Month - if you have diabetes, have you seen your optometrist?
October 4, 2011
Optometrists Looking to Help Young Learners as Eye See…Eye Learn Returns Dufferin-Peel, Halton, Hamilton, and Windsor
August 11, 2011
Ontario Optometrists are challenging parents to take the children's vision EyeQ test!
June 20, 2011
Eye See Eye Learn will be expanded to include over 40,000 Ontario junior kindergarten students!
June 17, 2011
Eye protection for children is a serious matter; children’s eyes are more susceptible to ultraviolet damage than adults’ eyes
April 6, 2011
The Ontario Government approved a regulation today that allows Ontario’s optometrists to start prescribing medications for their patients.
November 17, 2010
How Well Can Your Child See? Check out OAO's new public service announcement on children's vision.
August 28, 2010
Backpack, new shoes and an eye exam. Ontario Optometrists want parents to add eye exams to their back to school list.
July 19, 2010
Do you know how well your child can see? As Jennifer Hartman discovered, simple vision screenings can often overlook serious problems.
July 7, 2010
Trendy "circle lenses" can lead to serious eye infections and perhaps even result in the need for corneal transplants, says Dr. Desmond Fonn
July 5, 2010
A further judgement against Great Glasses has been issued
June 9, 2010
Last Call for Hamilton Area Junior Kindergarten Students to Receive Free Glasses from Local Optometrists via the Eye See…Eye Learn Pilot
June 8, 2010
What does it take to start out in practice successfully? OAO's expert JumpStart Panel can help you make the right moves!
June 7, 2010
June is Seniors’ Month, and as we age the benefits of optometric care for our sight become more evident
May 18, 2010
The latest issue of Maclean's Magazine speaks out against deregulation in BC
May 13, 2010
Symposium 2010 was a dazzling success and an indication of a bright future
May 12, 2010
Eye See…Eye Learn Leaps into New Territories with expansion to Halton, Windsor-Essex and Dufferin
April 22, 2010
The Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) will take effect in Ontario on July 1, 2010
April 8, 2010
Join OAO in supporting the British Columbia Association of Optometrists, "Speak out for Eye Health" campaign
April 7, 2010
OAO Members are called to action to support BC optometrists
March 23, 2010
OAO Past President Joe Chan discusses floaters; what they are and the risks of treatment
March 16, 2010
Congratulations to new College Council Members Dr. Dino Mastronardi and Dr. Derek MacDonald
March 15, 2010
Say YEStoday for a Better Tomorrow in Haiti and Elsewhere - an initiative from our international charity of record
February 17, 2010
OAO Vice President Dr. Sheldon Salaba was interviewed on Hamilton's AM 900, speaking about the Eye See... Eye Learn initiative
February 5, 2010
OAO's Eye See... Eye Learn program has been profiled in the Hamilton Spectator
December 17, 2009
OAO is honoured to have garnered the Prize for the Use of Innovation and Technology at the recent OCFP conference.
December 3, 2009
OAO Past President Dr. Joe Chan discussing Floaters and Retinal Detachment
November 23, 2009
Eye See...Eye Learn is a pilot program aimed at getting more kindergarten children in for eye exams
November 2, 2009
OAO attended the dedication of UW's Witer Learning Resource Centre
October 8, 2009
OAO Past President Dr. Joe Chan discussing Computer Vision Syndrome
June 16, 2009
The Hamilton Spectator has reported on a Supreme Court of Canada ruling that supports Ontario legislation governing prescribing.
May 26, 2009
In April OAO held its 2009 Annual Symposium, Trade Show, AGM and 100th Anniversary Gala. We welcomed many special guests.
May 6, 2009
OAO is once again attending the Primary Care Today conference and trade show - May 6 through May 9.
May 6, 2009
OAO will be at UW on Wednesday, May 13 for the Jurisprudence Exam
May 6, 2009
OAO works in support of optometry's future by supporting optometry students and participating in many student outreach events each year.
May 6, 2009
OAO is gearing up to launch the national Eye See... Eye Learn initiative in partnership with selected Ontario school boards this fall.
April 22, 2009
As we celebrate our 100th year, OAO is focused on tomorrow; looking to the future for our goals, our inspiration and our responsibilities.
April 7, 2009
With the 2009 AGM and Symposium now complete, OAO is proud to announce the winners of this year's notable optometric awards.
March 23, 2009
Welcome to our new website. Over the next few months you can look forward to a rapid rollout of a number of new and innovative resources to help patients and optometrists alike.
March 17, 2009
In marking OAO’s 100th Anniversary theme of Focus on Tomorrow, we asked members "Who inspires you?" The results were noble, interesting, surprising.
March 15, 2009
OAO's 2009 Symposium and InfoMart is mere days away. For optometrists and optometric staff this is the best opportunity to get extensive information and education in one location. If you haven't registered already, take the time to visit OAO's Members' website to download the sign-up forms.