Clean hands save sight

Poor hand hygiene is among the top risk factors for microbial contamination of contact lenses, emphasizing the importance of enhanced patient education. Read more >

February 19, 2019

The lowdown on vision rehabilitation

Doctors of optometry are key to the proper examination and diagnosis of vision impairments, leading to prescribed treatment prior to outcomes. AOA will participate in a Facebook Live Event on Feb. 22 with National Eye Institute.Read more >

February 14, 2019

Pressure’s on: Understanding hypertensive guidelines

One in 3 U.S. adults are hypertensive but nearly half do nothing to control it. What do hypertension guidelines say and how does optometry manage patients at critical values?Read more >

February 12, 2019

When measles rush in

Measles outbreaks across the country underscore role doctors of optometry play in infection control.Read more >

February 6, 2019

Doctors of optometry: Teammates in the post-concussion care huddle

They can help determine when patients are ready to return to play, to work and to the classroom.Read more >

January 29, 2019

Meditation an adjunctive therapy for glaucoma? Possibly

New research claims mindfulness meditation could be a useful, complimentary therapy for lowering IOP in patients with POAG, and questions the role of stress as a causal factor in glaucoma. Read more >

January 28, 2019

Building for the future

AOA works tirelessly behind the scenes to ensure optometry’s priorities play out on America’s health care stage.Read more >

January 24, 2019