Embarrassment, fear can make patients clam up

Ever suspected a patient of biting their tongue or outright lying? A recent study tells the bitter truth that as many as 4 out of 5 patients withhold information that could affect their care.Read more >

January 15, 2019

Care models of success

While doctors of optometry are certainly Americans’ primary eye care physicians, it could be argued that the profession is heading toward a more encompassing primary care model. The distinction is in optometry’s role in diagnosing, managing and treating systemic as well as ocular conditions.Read more >

January 14, 2019

Report reflects AOA input to enhance health care access and choice for Americans

Proposed reforms include scope expansion in states.Read more >

January 10, 2019

OTC cold, flu care: What patients don’t know can hurt them

Glaucoma patients are routinely advised against taking certain medications, but come cold and flu season, some may reach for popular OTC drugs without realizing the risk to their eyesight.Read more >

January 10, 2019

Ask the experts: 5 coding queries cracked

AOA's Coding Experts offer answers to frequently asked questions.Read more >

January 7, 2019

The outlook for contact lenses

According to an AOA survey, over 93 percent of responding doctors of optometry fit contact lenses in 2017.Read more >

January 7, 2019

20 most-read stories of 2018

Re-live optometry’s biggest moments of the year. Read more >

January 3, 2019