Health Check: Putting the focus on contact Lenses

The summer is a good time for parents to discuss the option of contact lenses with their kidsRead more >

June 7, 2016

Cigarette use down but not out: How optometry can help

The Great American Smokeout, Nov. 21, encourages smokers to start today toward a smoke-free life. Doctors of optometry can help be that catalyst and the AOA offers resources for starting the dialogue.Read more >

November 21, 2019

Dr. Fred Farias III receives Optometrist of the Year Award

Dr. Fred Farias III was named Optometrist of the Year by the American Optometric Association.Read more >

June 16, 2016

Eating for your eyes

November 18, 2019

“You eat with your eyes first,” sums up all we need to know about Americans’ diet: luscious over nutritious. A table talk over patients’ nutrition should be what the doctor of optometry orders. Read more >

5 things to ask your older patients about driving

November 18, 2019

Before Americans take to the highways for holiday travel, doctors of optometry can play a role in preventing fatalities among drivers 65 and older. Read more >

Nominate colleagues for 2020 Hall of Fame

November 18, 2019

Honorees will be recognized at Optometry's Meeting® 2020. Read more >

AOA releases second edition of diabetes clinical practice guideline

November 14, 2019

Revised guideline provides 31 actions doctors of optometry—often the first to detect diabetes through patients’ eyes—can take to elevate patient care. Read more >

What Medicare’s 2020 PFS changes mean for optometry

November 13, 2019

Medicare finalized its 2020 PFS with changes to E/M codes, MIPS requirements and more. How AOA’s input shaped rulemaking and what it means for doctors. Read more >

Vision therapy: Reading scores improve but no more effective between therapy and placebo groups

November 12, 2019

New study measured various outcomes including reading comprehension, word identification, reading fluency and listening comprehension. Read more >