Building for the future

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

January 24, 2019

Embarrassment, fear can make patients clam up

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 >

January 17, 2019

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

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 >

January 16, 2019

Comprehensive diabetes care

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

January 14, 2019

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

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 >

January 10, 2019

The outlook for contact lenses

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

January 7, 2019