After disaster strikes

From wildfires to hurricanes—natural disasters can strike at any time. It's crucial to stop and assess: Do you have a recovery plan?Read more >

November 19, 2018

Mixed reviews: Cigarette smoking rates down, vaping up

Thursday, Nov. 15, marked the annual Great American Smokeout, presenting an opportunity for doctors of optometry to talk to patients about the smoking’s effects on the eyes. AOA provides resources to counter smoking.Read more >

November 19, 2018

Eyeing Thanksgiving fare? Consider these eye-healthy foods

Vitamins, nutrients in these holiday foods could benefit eye health.Read more >

November 18, 2018

AOA scores big wins in Medicare’s 2019 PFS rulemaking

Medicare finalized its 2019 PFS and other 2019 QPP changes with broad input from AOA on key issues ranging from telehealth and E/M services to the importance of comprehensive eye exams.Read more >

November 8, 2018

In honor of veterans

At the 2018 Optometry’s Meeting®, the House of Delegates commemorated the 50th anniversary of optometry officers serving in combat divisions during the Vietnam War, noting how their service had advanced the profession of optometry.Read more >

November 8, 2018

Legends of the fall: How optometry can prevent serious harm

New study identifies incidences of eye trauma admitted to hospitals.Read more >

November 7, 2018