Optometry and social work

Reduced vision can result in social isolation and depression. One of the professions that can be a fruitful partner to optometry, especially throughout the vision rehabilitation process, is social work.Read more >

July 29, 2019

The AMD, aspirin balancing act

More evidence suggests the benefits of aspirin use in mitigating cardiovascular risks outweighs any possible risk of exacerbating AMD, per a new study analyzing AREDS patients.Read more >

July 29, 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

Novel contact lens design tracks IOP for continuous 24-hour period

A new and innovative design for a soft contact lens, with an embedded micro-fluidic channel, may be the novel solution to monitoring intraocular pressure throughout the course of a day.Read more >

July 25, 2019

Championing children’s eye care

It is critical that every child receives an in-person, comprehensive eye examination by an eye doctor in their first year of life and before school or sooner if their doctor recommends it. Vision has an enormous impact on social, motor, cognitive and academic achievement, and doctors of optometry can help ensure a successful future.Read more >

July 24, 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