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

Increase fitting success with better communication

Beyond the tangible benefits of corrected vision, eye health and convenience, contact lens wearers also can experience greater social empowerment and self-esteem. AOA CLCS members offer up five tips for better communication during fittings.Read more >

August 21, 2019

Sink or swim? Preparing for the ‘Gray Tsunami’

By 2060, 1 in every 4 Americans will be 65 and older. Eye care is essential in this population and optometry has an opportunity to make a difference. Find resources and education to get involved.Read more >

August 20, 2019

Health literacy and contact lens patients: How doctors of optometry can help

Contact lens patients aren’t picking up what eye care providers are putting down, suggests a new CDC report that recommends examining effective provider-patient communications. Read more >

August 15, 2019

Mixing systemic and ocular pediatric medications

Millions of children are being medicated for behavior management. In a changing health care landscape, the role of doctors of optometry in their patients’ diagnoses and treatment is expanding. Read more >

August 12, 2019

The wonderful healing properties of amniotic membranes

For nearly a century, amniotic membranes have been a highly effective treatment option for non-healing, chronic wounds. But only recently has eye care embraced the modality for its natural anti-inflammatory, anti-scarring properties. Here’s why amniotic membranes should be a part of your ocular surface disease practice.Read more >

August 5, 2019