After AOA response, "Scam" writer issues clarification, lauds eye exams

In the face of AOA's immediate media advocacy response, the Atlantic magazine writer who last week attacked optometry and eye exams as a "scam" has issued a clarification. The AOA continues to press Atlantic magazine editors on the Mounk article's inaccuracies.Read more >

December 5, 2019

AOA ensures Medicare legislation recognizes eye exams

Bill now sets appropriate guardrails for the use of retinopathy imaging in Medicare and emphasizes the importance of annual comprehensive eye exams among Medicare beneficiaries.Read more >

December 2, 2019

What Medicare’s 2020 PFS changes mean for optometry

Medicare finalized its 2020 PFS with changes to E/M codes, MIPS requirements and more. How AOA’s input shaped rulemaking and what it means for doctors.Read more >

November 13, 2019

Busted: Feds seize hundreds of illegal, counterfeit contact lenses

Federal investigators crack down on counterfeit contact lens sales ahead of Halloween. Doctors of optometry can help support enforcement and bolster patient safety, too.Read more >

October 31, 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 17, 2019

FDA enforcement action disrupts vision test company

Online vision test removed from Visibly website after FDA publishes recall notice.Read more >

October 17, 2019

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