Strategies to help reading for the AMD patient with central scotomas

June 4, 2019

Development of eccentric viewing skills to improve eye control and manage scotomas helps optimize the patient’s reading performance with low-vision devices. Read more >

Can you hear me now?

June 4, 2019

In an age when news comes at us 24/7, the AOA’s media advocacy must be proactive, reactive, plucky and nimble to grab and keep hold of the public’s attention and influence public policy. In the past year, the AOA’s media advocacy was all of the above. Read more >

How doctors of optometry contribute to Air Force mission

May 30, 2019

Doctors of optometry are applying their expertise to ensure the safety of military personnel working with laser defensive system on new aircraft. Read more >

Help patients kick the smoking habit

May 30, 2019

Smoking rates may be dropping for Americans, but the World Health Organization (WHO) continues to raise concerns about the hazards of the habit. Read more >

Vision and batting

May 28, 2019

Tips to ensure vision helps—not hinders—the on-field performance of athletes. Read more >

How do good doctors compete with bad companies?

May 23, 2019

Well intentioned as some may be, some new technologies threaten to create barriers and delay timely patient care and disrupt the doctor-patient relationship. Learn how to improve your practice to compete in the future. Read more >