Saving vision is what we do

February 27, 2019

March is Save Your Vision Month, a time to amp up our message to the public: Regular, in-person, comprehensive eye examinations, performed by doctors of optometry, are essential to your health. Read more >

Are you asking your patients about their e-cigarette use?

February 27, 2019

Rates of vaping have reached epidemic proportions and the government is stepping up its efforts to snuff out e-cigarette use among young people. Read more >

Clean hands save sight

February 19, 2019

Poor hand hygiene is among the top risk factors for microbial contamination of contact lenses, emphasizing the importance of enhanced patient education. Read more >

5 ways to offer neuro-optometric services in your practice

February 18, 2019

What does it take to start a winning neuro-optometric practice? Three doctors of optometry call the plays. Read more >

The lowdown on vision rehabilitation

February 14, 2019

Doctors of optometry are key to the proper examination and diagnosis of vision impairments, leading to prescribed treatment prior to outcomes. AOA will participate in a Facebook Live Event on Feb. 22 with National Eye Institute. Read more >

Pressure’s on: Understanding hypertensive guidelines

February 12, 2019

One in 3 U.S. adults are hypertensive but nearly half do nothing to control it. What do hypertension guidelines say and how does optometry manage patients at critical values? Read more >