Results of a second AOA Health Policy Institute survey on the pandemic’s impact on optometry show practices are better off now than in April but still nowhere near pre-COVID-19 levels.
What’s the rub with your hand sanitizer? The FDA warns health care providers that some products labeled to contain ethanol have tested positive for methanol.
Starting in 2021, cigarette packaging and ads will include graphic warnings depicting smoking’s health consequences, including the blinding condition that the AOA emphasized in FDA comments.
COVID-19 may cause ocular signs and symptoms, including photophobia, irritation and ocular discharge.
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Screen time matters when it comes to developing brain and language skills in young children. Educate parents on device use effects on development.
The first-ever contact lens to receive FDA approval for slowing myopia progression could enter the market as soon as 2020.
An FDA report on drug shortages examines the underlying factors for supply issues as several common ophthalmic drugs currently adorn the list, including fluorescein and glaucoma meds.
Seasonal predictors show concerning trends for the 2019-20 influenza season. Is your office encouraging flu shots?
E-cigarette use—vaping—once touted as a safer alternative to cigarettes, is now under scrutiny after several deaths, while a leading company received a federal reprimand. Find out what optometry needs to know when counseling patients.
The AOA applauds an FDA-proposed rule that would require cigarette packaging to include new warnings and color graphics depicting the negative health consequences of smoking, including blindness.