Mixing systemic and ocular pediatric medications

Millions of children are being medicated for behavior management. In a changing health care landscape, the role of doctors of optometry in their patients’ diagnoses and treatment is expanding. Read more >

August 12, 2019

Contact Lens Rule revisions aren’t enough, AOA addresses deficiencies

With formal comments to the FTC’s supplementary rulemaking submitted, the AOA expressed concerns that proposed revisions to the Contact Lens Rule still don’t go far enough to address glaring concerns.Read more >

August 8, 2019

AOA, AFOS continue fight against VA experimental eye exam replacement program

Doctors of optometry, leaders in Congress still concerned VA’s TECS program may provide some veterans with substandard care.Read more >

August 7, 2019

Legislation targets contact lens prescription verification shortcomings

H.R. 3975, the Contact Lens Prescription Verification Modernization Act, would promote patient safety and simplify the verification process for patients and prescribers. Read more >

August 7, 2019

The wonderful healing properties of amniotic membranes

For nearly a century, amniotic membranes have been a highly effective treatment option for non-healing, chronic wounds. But only recently has eye care embraced the modality for its natural anti-inflammatory, anti-scarring properties. Here’s why amniotic membranes should be a part of your ocular surface disease practice.Read more >

August 5, 2019

How to identify signs of abuse

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Do you know the federal and state requirements for reporting suspected abuse among your patients?Read more >

August 1, 2019