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

Mutual admiration on Father’s Day

Before Matthew Hennen, O.D., and Rachel Hennen, O.D., knew their father as an optometrist, Mark Hennen, O.D., was dad to them. And today, at Dakota Eye Care in West St. Paul, Minnesota, they also are colleagues.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

Plotting a course

AOA aggressively goes with future’s flow because the success of the profession of optometry in the future will be anchored by our actions todayRead more >

June 12, 2019

Meet me in St. Louis: A member-approved guide to the Optometry's Meeting® 2019 host city

Local AOA members recommend where to dine, sip, explore and more.Read more >

June 10, 2019

Vision impairment, cognitive decline go hand in hand

Impaired vision creates obvious functional limitations among older adults, but could it also be associated with cognitive decline? Mounting evidence suggest clues may be found in the eyes. Read more >

June 6, 2019