Comprehensive diabetes care

January 14, 2019

The AOA’s chief public health officer outlays a road map to the future of optometric care for patients with diabetes. Read more >

OTC cold, flu care: What patients don’t know can hurt them

January 10, 2019

Glaucoma patients are routinely advised against taking certain medications, but come cold and flu season, some may reach for popular OTC drugs without realizing the risk to their eyesight. Read more >

The outlook for contact lenses

January 7, 2019

According to an AOA survey, over 93 percent of responding doctors of optometry fit contact lenses in 2017. Read more >

Diet soda habit associated with blinding diabetes complications

January 3, 2019

Diet soda isn’t necessarily a ‘healthier’ alternative to sugary soft drinks, and now a small-scale study shows high consumption of these artificially sweetened drinks might actually be associated with increased odds of severe diabetic eye complications. Read more >

Diabetes in young patients

December 24, 2018

Study calls the uptick of diabetes in youth ‘a substantial clinical and public health burden.’ Read more >

Amblyopia's influence on sense of self

December 18, 2018

Also known as lazy eye, amblyopia is one of the most common eye conditions among children. Read more >