By association: Statins, cholesterol and glaucoma risk

A new study shows statin use may be associated with lower POAG risk, while conversely, higher serum cholesterol levels may increase risk.Read more >

July 16, 2019

Blue-light hype or much ado about nothing?

The public’s understanding of blue light may be fuzzy at best, but AOA offers five resources to help doctors clear up any confusion and discuss the latest guidance. Read more >

July 11, 2019

Study pulls back covers on links between glaucoma and sleep

Abnormal sleep patterns may be risk factors for or consequences of glaucoma. About 3 million Americans have glaucoma, according to the CDC. Read more >

July 10, 2019

July 4 can spark eye safety conversation with patients

Eye injuries from fireworks sent hundreds to emergency rooms in 2018. A surefire way to make patients' July 4 holiday sparkle is to educate them on eye safety.Read more >

July 2, 2019

Early diagnosis by doctors of optometry can provide a jump on IBD treatment

An estimated 3 million Americans were diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Doctors of optometry add value to the team of health professionals who manage cases of IBD and colonic malignancies.Read more >

June 13, 2019

‘Legal’ doesn’t always mean ‘safe’ in drivers’ vision

Glaucoma patients were five times as likely to get in a motor vehicle accident compared to similarly aged drivers, per a new study that illustrates a glaring problem with drivers’ vision requirements.Read more >

June 13, 2019