Vaping draws federal warnings, rebuke amid billowing health concerns

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.Read more >

September 12, 2019

Graphic warnings weighed to emphasize smoking’s health effects, including blindness

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.Read more >

September 10, 2019

Study: Detecting the signs of autism at earlier age using visual cues

Binocular rivalry considered in identifying non-verbal, neural marker for autism.Read more >

September 5, 2019

Eye disorder the focus of new clinical trial using highly touted CRISPR technology

Trial for gene-editing medication for Leber congenital amaurosis has potential to transform care.Read more >

August 29, 2019

5 tips for a tear-free assessment

Not only does InfantSEE® set children up for a lifetime of healthy vision, but it also serves as a patient education tool and public health outreach initiative.Read more >

August 26, 2019

Increase fitting success with better communication

Beyond the tangible benefits of corrected vision, eye health and convenience, contact lens wearers also can experience greater social empowerment and self-esteem. AOA CLCS members offer up five tips for better communication during fittings.Read more >

August 21, 2019