5 things to ask your older patients about driving

Before Americans take to the highways for holiday travel, doctors of optometry can play a role in preventing fatalities among drivers 65 and older.Read more >

November 18, 2019

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 14, 2019

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