Doctors of optometry (ODs) are the primary health care professionals for the eye. Optometrists examine, diagnose, treat, and manage diseases, injuries, and disorders of the visual system, the eye, and associated structures as well as identify related systemic conditions affecting the eye.
Nebraska Foundation for Children's Vision – seeks to ensure that every child entering school in Nebraska is visually ready to learn through expanding the SEE TO LEARN® program in Nebraska
See to Learn – Free Vision Assessments for Children – an innovative, three-step, preventive health program designed to ensure that kindergarten children entering school can see to learn; and to educate parents, grandparents, and educators about the warning signs of vision problems in all school-age children.
Community Health Centers – partnering with the National Association of Community Health Centers, the AOA is working to improve access to center eye and vision care services.
Healthy Eyes Healthy People® – Healthy Eyes Healthy People® is an ambitious public-private initiative to improve the eye and visual health of the American public.
InfantSEE® – affords a one-time, comprehensive eye assessment at no cost for infants in their first years of life.
VISION USA – helps low-income, uninsured people and their families by providing basic eye health and vision care services free of charge.
Optometric Disaster Relief Fund – offers optometrists financial assistance for damages incurred from natural disasters.
Nebraska Optometric Association
1633 Normandy Court, Ste. A • Lincoln, NE 68512