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

DOC Access Act fights harmful vision plan abuses

H.R. 3762, the Dental and Optometric Care Access Act, seeks to improve health care coverage under vision and dental plans, restoring patients’ and doctors’ control over important care decisions.Read more >

July 17, 2019

Looking ahead

Only united under our common cause will optometry be recognized for the future-focused role in American health care.Read more >

July 17, 2019

By association: Statins, cholesterol and glaucoma risk

A new study shows statin use may be associated with lower POAG risk, while conversely, higher serum cholesterol levels may increase risk.Read more >

July 16, 2019

Ethically incorporating telehealth/telemedicine services into your practice

In states that permit online refractions, are there ethical considerations to the interaction of doctors of optometry with telehealth/telemedicine technology? How can doctors of optometry ethically incorporate its use into their practices to benefit patients?Read more >

July 15, 2019