When measles rush in

February 6, 2019

Measles outbreaks across the country underscore role doctors of optometry play in infection control. Read more >

Doctors of optometry: Teammates in the post-concussion care huddle

January 29, 2019

They can help determine when patients are ready to return to play, to work and to the classroom. Read more >

Meditation an adjunctive therapy for glaucoma? Possibly

January 28, 2019

New research claims mindfulness meditation could be a useful, complimentary therapy for lowering IOP in patients with POAG, and questions the role of stress as a causal factor in glaucoma. Read more >

Building for the future

January 24, 2019

AOA works tirelessly behind the scenes to ensure optometry’s priorities play out on America’s health care stage. Read more >

Embarrassment, fear can make patients clam up

January 17, 2019

Ever suspected a patient of biting their tongue or outright lying? A recent study tells the bitter truth that as many as 4 out of 5 patients withhold information that could affect their care. Read more >

Eye protectors: Provide patients relief in winter, spring, summer and fall

January 16, 2019

2018 AOA Eye-Q Survey: Although most Americans know UV radiation can be harmful on overcast days, less than a third regularly wear sunglasses on those days. Read more >