Eye care doesn’t take a holiday

Doctors of optometry offer tips for dealing with wintry weather.Read more >

December 9, 2019

Excessive device use alters prekindergartners’ white brain matter

Screen time matters when it comes to developing brain and language skills in young children. Educate parents on device use effects on development.Read more >

December 2, 2019

FDA clears contact lens to slow myopia progression

The first-ever contact lens to receive FDA approval for slowing myopia progression could enter the market as soon as 2020. Read more >

November 26, 2019

Cigarette use down but not out: How optometry can help

The Great American Smokeout, Nov. 21, encourages smokers to start today toward a smoke-free life. Doctors of optometry can help be that catalyst and the AOA offers resources for starting the dialogue.Read more >

November 20, 2019

Eating for your eyes

"You eat with your eyes first," sums up all we need to know about Americans’ diet: luscious over nutritious. A table talk over patients’ nutrition should be what the doctor of optometry orders.Read more >

November 18, 2019

5 things to ask your older patients about driving

Before Americans take to the highways for holiday travel, doctors of optometry can play a role in preventing fatalities among drivers 65 and older.Read more >

November 18, 2019

AOA releases second edition of diabetes clinical practice guideline

Revised guideline provides 31 actions doctors of optometry—often the first to detect diabetes through patients’ eyes—can take to elevate patient care.Read more >

November 14, 2019