Can’t reach patients with nutrition counseling? Try this blinding tale

September 25, 2019

Doctors of optometry are well aware of the link between nutrition and eye health and relaying the message to patients plays a vital role in healthy vision. Read more >

Bad flu season on the way? CDC urges early vaccines

September 24, 2019

Seasonal predictors show concerning trends for the 2019-20 influenza season. Is your office encouraging flu shots? Read more >

Systolic vs. diastolic readings

September 23, 2019

World Heart Day is Sept. 29, and by measuring patients’ blood pressure during preliminary testing, doctors of optometry can spot conditions earlier and help patients maintain a heart-healthy life. Read more >

Reversing trends: Prediabetes to normoglycemia can lessen microvascular complication risk

September 18, 2019

Bringing prediabetic patients back to normoglycemia may lower the risk of microvascular disease, including retinopathy, years later, research claims. Read more >

2020 updates to the ICD-10 code set

September 17, 2019

Each year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's ICD-10 Coordination Committee works with stakeholders to revise and update the code set. The new ICD-10 codes go into effect on Oct. 1. Read more >

From small-town to big deal

September 16, 2019

Honoring optometric staff this Paraoptometric Week, which drives recognition of paraoptometry as a profession that hinges on the strength of paraoptometric members as well as the support of doctors of optometry and other care providers. Read more >