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Beyond irritating, secondhand smoke could harm children’s eyes

Secondhand smoke exposure can cause a myriad of health problems. Now, new research suggests it may be associated with choroidal thinning in children as young as 6.Read more >

October 22, 2019

Retirement savings: What doctors need to know

October 20-26 is National Retirement Security Week—a good time to think about your retirement savings plans.Read more >

October 21, 2019

Don't leave patients in the dark about night driving

Daylight saving time ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 3. According to the National Safety Council, Americans do only one quarter of their driving at night, yet 50% of traffic deaths occur then.Read more >

October 17, 2019

Sorry, chocoholics, dark chocolate doesn’t improve eyesight

Contrary to popular headlines, dark chocolate doesn’t seem to increase visual acuity, contrast sensitivity or retinal perfusion as compared with milk chocolate, a new study finds. Read more >

October 17, 2019

How to craft a clickable job posting

Optometry’s Career Center connects employers and seekers nationwide—with perks for AOA members.Read more >

October 17, 2019

Pumpkin picking for eye health

According to the CDC, most Americans don’t eat the daily recommended amounts of fruit.Read more >

October 14, 2019

AOA’s annual ‘31 in 31’ campaign targets illegal contact lens sales during October

Patient education is key to informing public about the hazards of nonprescription, decorative contacts lenses.Read more >

October 10, 2019