New hampshire optometric association

Vision for a Lifetime

Eye Health Topics



The New Hampshire Optometric Association (NHOA) and the American Optometric Association (AOA) produce news releases on topics of interest to consumers.  Here are links to several recent news releases:


The American Optometric Association estimates that as much as 80% of the learning a child does occurs through his or her eyes. Reading, writing, chalkboard work, and using computers are among the visual tasks students perform daily. A child's eyes are constantly in use in the classroom and at play. When his or her vision is not functioning properly, education and participation in sports can suffer. 

School holiday breaks provides good opportunities for parents to have their children's eyes examined.