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AOA releases second edition of diabetes clinical practice guideline

Revised guideline provides 31 actions doctors of optometry—often the first to detect diabetes through patients’ eyes—can take to elevate patient care.Read more >

November 11, 2019

FDA says fluorescein, ophthalmic meds among drug shortages

An FDA report on drug shortages examines the underlying factors for supply issues as several common ophthalmic drugs currently adorn the list, including fluorescein and glaucoma meds. Read more >

November 6, 2019

AOA honors active-duty sacrifice of Army doctor of optometry

Maj. Charles R. Soltes, O.D., of California, died in Iraq in 2004 when an explosive device struck his convoy.Read more >

November 6, 2019

Get moving

Make 2020 the year the eye exam takes its rightful place in Americans’ health care.Read more >

November 6, 2019

Busted: Feds seize hundreds of illegal, counterfeit contact lenses

Federal investigators crack down on counterfeit contact lens sales ahead of Halloween. Doctors of optometry can help support enforcement and bolster patient safety, too.Read more >

October 31, 2019

Pupil patterns in youth a ‘phenomenon,’ doctor says

Doctor of optometry recommends helping young tech users and their parents develop a lifelong habit of managing their device use.Read more >

October 30, 2019

AOA MORE protected $1 million in Medicare payments—here’s how it could help you

Participating in 2019 MIPS? Here’s how AOA MORE can help participating doctors of optometry meet requirements and protect their reimbursement.Read more >

October 30, 2019