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

Closing the gap in health centers’ primary eye care

Health centers bolstered their on-site, eye care services with a 50 percent increase in doctors of optometry between 2014 and 2016, but more could be done to promote primary eye care. Read more >

March 19, 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

Ahead of tournament tipoff, doctors of optometry offer winning viewing tips

March 19, 2019

A year ago, over 97 million fans watched the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. Educate your patients with suggestions on how to avoid eye problems. Read more >

AOA members head for the Hill

March 14, 2019

AOA’s annual federal advocacy conference continues momentum for optometry’s priorities. Read more >

CMS changes to documentation requirements for E/M services 

March 14, 2019

While there will be no changes to the codes reported or how E/M services are paid in 2019 and 2020, there are changes to what doctors need to document to support reporting of each E/M service. Read more >

How to become a bilingual practice

March 13, 2019

Communication with patients is vital to explaining procedures, gathering patient information and providing proper treatment. A bilingual practice can seal the deal for patients seeking health care providers. Read more >

‘Lyme’ light focuses on notorious tickborne disease

March 11, 2019

Do you know the ocular signs of Lyme disease? It’s uncommon, but Lyme disease can affect the eyes in different ways. With tick season around the corner—and becoming more widespread—consider this refresher course. Read more >

The Future is Female

March 7, 2019

From optometry school lecture halls to private optometric practices across the country to the AOA Board of Trustees, women are better represented in optometry than ever before. Read more >