This Contact Lens Health Week, Aug. 21-25, consider broadening the conversation about contact lenses beyond your patients and into your community to bring awareness about safe, healthy wear and care.
Do you know the federal and state requirements for reporting suspected abuse among your patients?
About 14 million children and adults attend camps annually in the U.S. The AOA and the Alliance for Camp Health have teamed up to compile a list of essential summer safety tips.
Some doctors of optometry may see an increase in patients seeking care during the summer months, whether they’re playing sports or battling dry air conditions. Be prepared to share your expertise.
Educate Your Patients
As the nation’s primary eye health care providers, doctors of optometry must inform patients on how a comprehensive eye exam is a critical part of overall health maintenance. Use these resources to educate patients.
Need even more motivation to keep to your exercise resolution this New Year? Early evidence suggests exercise could help prevent some eye diseases.
Conscious menu choices could offer the family healthy options not only beneficial for eye health, but also for overall health.
Staple ingredients of the AREDS formulation deemed safe in follow-on study.
With blood sugar control dipping among U.S. adults, increasing the risk of diabetic retinopathy, doctors of optometry confront diabetes control every day. The AOA provides resources for doctors who are integral to detecting diabetes through comprehensive eye examinations and taking a team approach to patients’ care.
Doctors of optometry can advise Americans on how to preserve their vision from overexposure to digital devices.
The information will inform the AOA Telehealth Council and AOA Board of Trustees on necessary changes to landmark telemedicine policy.