AOA presses FDA for recall of 1-800 Contacts’ online eye test

The AOA is asking the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a product recall of 1-800 Contacts’ online vision test, in view of recent comparable action against Visibly’s “strikingly similar” online eye test.Read more >

October 3, 2019

AOA Conference prepares doctors of optometry for battles for scope expansion and payer parity

More than 200 doctors of optometry take advocacy to the next level at 2019 State Government Relations/Third Party National Conference in Dallas.Read more >

October 3, 2019

Analysis: Retinal measurements hold clues to Alzheimer’s disease

Mounting evidence confirms specific retinal measurements, taken by SD-OCT, are associated with Alzheimer’s disease or cognitive impairment. Read more >

September 30, 2019

Arkansas bureaucrat alleges ‘unethical’ request in scope law saga

Arkansas doctors of optometry, and their patients, win again as hard-fought efforts avert a referendum for a November 2020 ballot. Read more >

September 27, 2019

Can’t reach patients with nutrition counseling? Try this blinding tale

Doctors of optometry are well aware of the link between nutrition and eye health and relaying the message to patients plays a vital role in healthy vision.Read more >

September 25, 2019

Bad flu season on the way? CDC urges early vaccines

Seasonal predictors show concerning trends for the 2019-20 influenza season. Is your office encouraging flu shots?Read more >

September 24, 2019