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

4 tools, resources for diabetes care

AOA members lead the charge in the fight against diabetes.Read more >

November 1, 2017

Scientists find what on illegal contact lenses?

FDA report finds dangerous bacteria on counterfeit contact lenses.Read more >

October 10, 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

Doctors of optometry less likely to prescribe “seldom needed” antibiotics for conjunctivitis

Education on pink eye hygiene is key to treatment and return to school and work, doctor of optometry saysRead more >

September 22, 2017

Burning wildlands, burning eyes

Wildfire season exacerbates patients’ dry eyes, contact lens discomfort.Read more >

September 15, 2017