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

Medicare’s virtual check-in codes

The AOA has long supported appropriate use of telehealth services that rely on an established doctor-patient relationship. CMS believes this new service can help increase efficiency.Read more >

July 31, 2019

EPA regulations will soon affect optometric practices

Revised EPA regulations for hazardous waste pharmaceuticals, scheduled to take effect Aug. 21, will affect optometric practices. Here’s what you need to know to be compliant.Read more >

July 25, 2019

That burnt-out feeling? Could be heaping EHR messages

If a perpetually full inbox of EHR messages and unresolved tasks gives you nightmares, be forewarned that it may increase risk of burnout. A new study makes the case for improved EHR workflow.Read more >

July 23, 2019

Ethically incorporating telehealth/telemedicine services into your practice

In states that permit online refractions, are there ethical considerations to the interaction of doctors of optometry with telehealth/telemedicine technology? How can doctors of optometry ethically incorporate its use into their practices to benefit patients?Read more >

July 15, 2019

Transition right

Whether you’re buying or selling a practice, or heading toward retirement, your career transitions take careful planning.Read more >

July 8, 2019

The liability lowdown

Do you know the difference between general and professional liability insurance? Here are the answers to some frequently asked questions about liability insurance.Read more >

July 1, 2019