Optometric surgical procedures courses now available at Optometry’s Meeting®

Only a handful of states allow doctors of optometry to perform the procedures today.Read more >

March 1, 2018

Heart to heart: New blood pressure guideline can spark conversation between doctors of optometry and patients

Checking patients’ vitals—including high blood pressure—part of visits to eye doctors.Read more >

February 14, 2018

Future doesn’t have to be unclear for patients with low vision

Don’t underrate the power of frame of mind and freedom when treating patients with low vision, study suggests.Read more >

February 12, 2018

Winter is coming: Help patients combat dry eye

Doctors of optometry can help provide relief to the millions of Americans with the condition.Read more >

December 14, 2017

Butt in: Ask patients about nicotine use

Study links vaping in teens to increased use of nicotine—a major risk factor for age-related macular degeneration.Read more >

December 7, 2017

Newest AOA clinical practice guideline debuts on National Guideline Clearinghouse

In this country an estimated 1 in 5 preschool children have vision problems and 1 in 4 school-age children wear corrective eyewear.Read more >

September 29, 2017