Reversing trends: Prediabetes to normoglycemia can lessen microvascular complication risk

Bringing prediabetic patients back to normoglycemia may lower the risk of microvascular disease, including retinopathy, years later, research claims.Read more >

September 18, 2019

Vaping draws federal warnings, rebuke amid billowing health concerns

E-cigarette use—vaping—once touted as a safer alternative to cigarettes, is now under scrutiny after several deaths, while a leading company received a federal reprimand. Find out what optometry needs to know when counseling patients.Read more >

September 12, 2019

Graphic warnings weighed to emphasize smoking’s health effects, including blindness

The AOA applauds an FDA-proposed rule that would require cigarette packaging to include new warnings and color graphics depicting the negative health consequences of smoking, including blindness.Read more >

September 10, 2019

Study: Detecting the signs of autism at earlier age using visual cues

Binocular rivalry considered in identifying non-verbal, neural marker for autism.Read more >

September 5, 2019

Eye disorder the focus of new clinical trial using highly touted CRISPR technology

Trial for gene-editing medication for Leber congenital amaurosis has potential to transform care.Read more >

August 29, 2019

5 tips for a tear-free assessment

Not only does InfantSEE® set children up for a lifetime of healthy vision, but it also serves as a patient education tool and public health outreach initiative.Read more >

August 26, 2019