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

Early diagnosis by doctors of optometry can provide a jump on IBD treatment

An estimated 3 million Americans were diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Doctors of optometry add value to the team of health professionals who manage cases of IBD and colonic malignancies.Read more >

June 13, 2019

All about your eyes: School performance related to vision

As the end of summer vacation approaches, parents and students have back-to-school in mind. One of the most important ways to ensure a successful school year is to make your children’s sight a priority.Read more >

September 1, 2015

‘Legal’ doesn’t always mean ‘safe’ in drivers’ vision

June 13, 2019

Glaucoma patients were five times as likely to get in a motor vehicle accident compared to similarly aged drivers, per a new study that illustrates a glaring problem with drivers’ vision requirements. Read more >

Vision impairment, cognitive decline go hand in hand

June 6, 2019

Impaired vision creates obvious functional limitations among older adults, but could it also be associated with cognitive decline? Mounting evidence suggest clues may be found in the eyes. Read more >

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 >

Vision and batting

May 28, 2019

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

New WHO guidance: Very limited daily screen time recommended for children under 5

May 6, 2019

Recommendations and concerns about digital devices should be shared with parents, doctor of optometry says. Read more >

4 tips on providing optometric care for children with autism

May 1, 2019

The CDC estimates that 1 in 59 children are diagnosed with autism by age 8. Optometry can play an essential role in helping these children to a better place. Read more >