AOA rejects Stanton Optical demand to retract article, cites first amendment right

The AOA is standing by a Feb. 14 article on its website, aoa.org, which reported on several citations filed by the California Board of Optometry in 2018 against the national optical chain Stanton Optical. Read more >

April 24, 2019

Tips on prescribing and fitting a bioptic telescope system for driving

Doctors of optometry must often be like journalists, documenting the who, what and when before determining the how. This holds true when prescribing and fitting a bioptic telescope systems (BTS) for driving.Read more >

April 23, 2019

Thinking green? Start with contact lenses

As many as 1 in 5 contact lens wearers dispose of their lenses down the sink or toilet, contributing an estimated 6-10 metric tons of plastic lenses to U.S. wastewater each year.Read more >

April 22, 2019

Review and dispute 2018 payments before May 15

The 45-day window of review has opened for doctors of optometry to inspect and dispute their 2018 payments from the health care industry. Data must be disputed by May 15 to appear in June.Read more >

April 17, 2019

Surprising measles outbreak eye-catching for doctors of optometry

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now reporting measles outbreaks in 20 states or 555 cases nationwide as of April 11. That’s the second-highest number of measles cases in the U.S. since measles were basically eliminated in 2000.Read more >

April 17, 2019

Team effort

Hiring the right people for the right job can make every patient experience positive and set your practice apart.Read more >

April 17, 2019

How to get hands-on with dry eye

Continuing education course outlines how to appropriately choose testing, assess results and use the data obtained to most accurately treat patients with dry eye.Read more >

April 16, 2019