Eye exams for Alzheimer’s? How AOA is getting involved

Retinal microvasculature may hold clues about neurodegenerative diseases, like Alzheimer’s, opening the possibility that eye exams could further assess brain health one day. Read more >

March 21, 2019

Closing the gap in health centers’ primary eye care

Health centers bolstered their on-site, eye care services with a 50 percent increase in doctors of optometry between 2014 and 2016, but more could be done to promote primary eye care. Read more >

March 19, 2019

Ahead of tournament tipoff, doctors of optometry offer winning viewing tips

A year ago, over 97 million fans watched the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. Educate your patients with suggestions on how to avoid eye problems.Read more >

March 19, 2019

AOA members head for the Hill

AOA’s annual federal advocacy conference continues momentum for optometry’s priorities.Read more >

March 14, 2019

CMS changes to documentation requirements for E/M services 

While there will be no changes to the codes reported or how E/M services are paid in 2019 and 2020, there are changes to what doctors need to document to support reporting of each E/M service.Read more >

March 14, 2019

How to become a bilingual practice

Communication with patients is vital to explaining procedures, gathering patient information and providing proper treatment. A bilingual practice can seal the deal for patients seeking health care providers.Read more >

March 13, 2019