FDA clears contact lens to slow myopia progression

November 26, 2019

The first-ever contact lens to receive FDA approval for slowing myopia progression could enter the market as soon as 2020. Read more >

InfantSEE® student program stirs passion for pediatric care

November 26, 2019

Aspiring doctors of optometry pledge to provide essential care to children. Read more >

Cigarette use down but not out: How optometry can help

November 20, 2019

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 >

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 >

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 >