Kids, adults alike fall short in contact lens hygiene

Like parent, like child-adolescents engage in at least one unsafe contact lens habit at a much similar rate as adults, claims a new report that emphasizes the need for proper contact lens hygiene. Read more >

August 17, 2017

Prioritizing optometry

Advocating for optometry begins-and ends-with our patients. That's something I learned early on in my career: fighting on behalf of quality care, access and safety for patients is how we advocate for this profession.Read more >

August 15, 2017

Health centers providing more care than ever before

Through community health centers (CHCs), doctors of optometry can play a part in increasing access to affordable, cost-effective and high-quality care in medically underserved communities.Read more >

August 14, 2017

Study uncovers potential tool, based on rapid eye movements, for detecting autism earlier

Researchers have long fixed their attention on eye-tracking in detecting autism spectrum disorders, but now they may have discovered a new tool that could lead to earlier diagnosis and intervention.Read more >

August 14, 2017

AOA’s 58th president, profession leader dies

Colleagues remember life of Alvin Levin, O.D.Read more >

August 10, 2017

‘Encyclopedia’ of dry eye disease released

New definition for dry eye will help lead to better diagnoses and treatments by doctors of optometry.Read more >

August 10, 2017