FDA: Opternative in Violation of Federal Law

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Opternative has marketed its app-based vision test without clearance or approval required by the government, in violation of federal law, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned in an enforcement action. 

AOA in Action in 2017

Monday, March 5, 2018

Act. Inform. Care. Educate. In 2017, doctors of optometry, with the support of the AOA, took these actions on behalf of patients. The AOA highlights these actions and accomplishments in this AOA in Action video.

Golightly Retires from Indiana Optometry Board

Friday, January 19, 2018

Dr. Carl Golightly has served on the Indiana Optometry Board since 2005.

April 1st License Renewal Deadline Approaching

Monday, January 15, 2018

For more information about the continuing education requirements for optometrists, visit the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency.

2018 Legislative Session Underway

Monday, January 15, 2018

The 2018 Legislative session is underway and must adjourn before March 15th.

Patients Beware: Buying Decorative Halloween Contact Lenses without a Prescription is Risky

Monday, October 16, 2017

Decorative contact lenses – that are very popular during Halloween – can cause serious eye health issues and may even permanently damage your eyesight. According to the IOA, these lenses should only be acquired with a prescription from a doctor of optometry.

Solar Eclipse Safety

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Indiana’s family eye doctors are urging Hoosiers to view the eclipse with proper eye protection to avoid any temporary or permanent eye damage from the sun. For more information, visit the American Optometric Association’s website at

IOA Adds Online Course on Injectable Medications

Friday, July 21, 2017

Take advantage of a new online course by Bradley Sutton, OD, FAAO, Clinical Professor, Indiana University School of Optometry, which qualifies for 1 hour of IOB and Legend Drug Certificate credit.

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