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

Systolic vs. diastolic readings

World Heart Day is Sept. 29, and by measuring patients’ blood pressure during preliminary testing, doctors of optometry can spot conditions earlier and help patients maintain a heart-healthy life.Read more >

September 23, 2019

Paraoptometrics have key role in scope expansion

Doctors of optometry and paraoptometrics should work hand in hand to meet future demands of patients.Read more >

September 19, 2019

Reversing trends: Prediabetes to normoglycemia can lessen microvascular complication risk

Bringing prediabetic patients back to normoglycemia may lower the risk of microvascular disease, including retinopathy, years later, research claims.Read more >

September 18, 2019

2020 updates to the ICD-10 code set

Each year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's ICD-10 Coordination Committee works with stakeholders to revise and update the code set. The new ICD-10 codes go into effect on Oct. 1.Read more >

September 17, 2019

From small-town to big deal

Honoring optometric staff this Paraoptometric Week, which drives recognition of paraoptometry as a profession that hinges on the strength of paraoptometric members as well as the support of doctors of optometry and other care providers.Read more >

September 16, 2019