Health Check: Putting the focus on contact Lenses

The summer is a good time for parents to discuss the option of contact lenses with their kidsRead more >

June 7, 2016

By association: Statins, cholesterol and glaucoma risk

A new study shows statin use may be associated with lower POAG risk, while conversely, higher serum cholesterol levels may increase risk.Read more >

July 16, 2019

Gadget Dilemma: Digital Eye Strain

Step into any classroom and it's clear to see that technology has taken over.Read more >

September 8, 2015

Ethically incorporating telehealth/telemedicine services into your practice

July 15, 2019

In states that permit online refractions, are there ethical considerations to the interaction of doctors of optometry with telehealth/telemedicine technology? How can doctors of optometry ethically incorporate its use into their practices to benefit patients? Read more >

Blue-light hype or much ado about nothing?

July 11, 2019

The public’s understanding of blue light may be fuzzy at best, but AOA offers five resources to help doctors clear up any confusion and discuss the latest guidance. Read more >

Study pulls back covers on links between glaucoma and sleep

July 10, 2019

Abnormal sleep patterns may be risk factors for or consequences of glaucoma. About 3 million Americans have glaucoma, according to the CDC. Read more >

Transition right

July 8, 2019

Whether you’re buying or selling a practice, or heading toward retirement, your career transitions take careful planning. Read more >

July 4 can spark eye safety conversation with patients

July 2, 2019

Eye injuries from fireworks sent hundreds to emergency rooms in 2018. A surefire way to make patients' July 4 holiday sparkle is to educate them on eye safety. Read more >

Study: Scope expansion to save Americans $4.6 billion annually

July 2, 2019

Billions in annual savings to Americans’ health care and widespread support for a full range of optometric care are linchpin findings of a new report on nationwide optometric scope of practice expansion. Read more >