How to identify signs of abuse

August 1, 2019

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Do you know the federal and state requirements for reporting suspected abuse among your patients? Read more >

Medicare’s virtual check-in codes

July 31, 2019

The AOA has long supported appropriate use of telehealth services that rely on an established doctor-patient relationship. CMS believes this new service can help increase efficiency. Read more >

Optometry and social work

July 29, 2019

Reduced vision can result in social isolation and depression. One of the professions that can be a fruitful partner to optometry, especially throughout the vision rehabilitation process, is social work. Read more >

The AMD, aspirin balancing act

July 29, 2019

More evidence suggests the benefits of aspirin use in mitigating cardiovascular risks outweighs any possible risk of exacerbating AMD, per a new study analyzing AREDS patients. Read more >

EPA regulations will soon affect optometric practices

July 25, 2019

Revised EPA regulations for hazardous waste pharmaceuticals, scheduled to take effect Aug. 21, will affect optometric practices. Here’s what you need to know to be compliant. Read more >

Novel contact lens design tracks IOP for continuous 24-hour period

July 25, 2019

A new and innovative design for a soft contact lens, with an embedded micro-fluidic channel, may be the novel solution to monitoring intraocular pressure throughout the course of a day. Read more >