What Medicare’s 2020 PFS changes mean for optometry

Medicare finalized its 2020 PFS with changes to E/M codes, MIPS requirements and more. How AOA’s input shaped rulemaking and what it means for doctors.Read more >

November 13, 2019

Vision therapy: Reading scores improve but no more effective between therapy and placebo groups

New study measured various outcomes including reading comprehension, word identification, reading fluency and listening comprehension.Read more >

November 12, 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