Pupil patterns in youth a ‘phenomenon,’ doctor says

October 30, 2019

Doctor of optometry recommends helping young tech users and their parents develop a lifelong habit of managing their device use. Read more >

AOA MORE protected $1 million in Medicare payments—here’s how it could help you

October 30, 2019

Participating in 2019 MIPS? Here’s how AOA MORE can help participating doctors of optometry meet requirements and protect their reimbursement. Read more >

Co-management: 4 steps to success

October 29, 2019

Doctors of optometry work collaboratively with other health care providers with one goal in mind: providing the best care for every patient, with on-the-spot referrals and more efficient eye care. In this practice management model, patients win because they have easier access to expert eye care. And when patients win, doctors win. Read more >

Study’s focus on high school sports concussions underscores optometry’s role in care

October 24, 2019

Trainers report more than 9,500 concussions between 2013 and 2018; boys’ football and girls’ soccer lead way. Read more >

Beyond irritating, secondhand smoke could harm children’s eyes

October 24, 2019

Secondhand smoke exposure can cause a myriad of health problems. Now, new research suggests it may be associated with choroidal thinning in children as young as 6. Read more >

Study: Prototype imager of tear film sublayers opens eyes on dry eye

October 24, 2019

Dry eye and its symptoms—including red, itchy eyes and blurry vision—drive many patients to see their eye doctors. Read more >