Myopia understanding evolves, becomes clearer

Genes, environment may combine to cue myopia development.Read more >

July 11, 2018

Mediterranean diet reduces risk for AMD

Popular diet—rich in fresh fruits and vegetables, olive oil, fish, nuts, lean meat and whole grains—not only does your heart good, but also your eyes.Read more >

July 6, 2018

Why doctors of optometry should seek hospital privileges

Today, doctors of optometry—primary eye care providers—fill a vital role in the way hospitals provide patient care. But more often than not, optometry still must challenge outdated preconceptions.Read more >

July 6, 2018

Big Bang Theory: Fireworks best left to the pros, doctors of optometry say

An estimated 14 percent of fireworks-related injuries were to the eye.Read more >

July 2, 2018

Ready for summer camp? Camp nurses and doctors of optometry offer their tips for safe fun

About 14 million children and adults attend camps annually in the U.S.Read more >

June 19, 2018

Be aware of link between diabetes and MGD

In 2016, doctors of optometry diagnosed more than 320,000 cases of diabetic retinopathy in patients who did not know they had diabetes.Read more >

June 7, 2018