How participating in an AOA survey can benefit optometry

Work to ensure optometry’s fair treatment under Medicare stems from the AOA’s participation on an influential committee tasked with valuating services provided to Medicare beneficiaries—and members can have a crucial say in that process.Read more >

February 12, 2020

Academy Award in makeup? Not for these patient gaffs

Three common makeup faux pas frequently cause eye health concerns. How doctors and staff can counsel healthy makeup habits in patients. Read more >

February 9, 2020

U.S. declares public health emergency—what you need to know

COVID-19 may cause ocular signs and symptoms, including photophobia, irritation and ocular discharge.Read more >

February 6, 2020

Leaders Summit sets AOA’s 2020 public awareness, advocacy focus

Over 220 AOA leaders and staff met in St. Louis, Missouri, Jan. 31 to Feb. 1, to set professional advocacy, education, membership and patient care and awareness goals for 2020. Read more >

February 6, 2020

A checkup on checking blood pressure

February is American Heart Month, and 1 in 3 American adults have hypertension. Are you making blood pressure checks routine?Read more >

February 4, 2020

Do no harm? When Dr. Google’s ‘opinion’ clouds care

So, your patient decided to search the internet for clinical advice? A new Ethics Forum case study looks at how to discuss “Dr. Google” referrals with patients. Read more >

January 29, 2020