How to identify signs of abuse

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Do you know the federal and state requirements for reporting suspected abuse among your patients?Read more >

August 1, 2019

Optometry and social work

Reduced vision can result in social isolation and depression. One of the professions that can be a fruitful partner to optometry, especially throughout the vision rehabilitation process, is social work.Read more >

July 29, 2019

The AMD, aspirin balancing act

More evidence suggests the benefits of aspirin use in mitigating cardiovascular risks outweighs any possible risk of exacerbating AMD, per a new study analyzing AREDS patients.Read more >

July 29, 2019

Novel contact lens design tracks IOP for continuous 24-hour period

A new and innovative design for a soft contact lens, with an embedded micro-fluidic channel, may be the novel solution to monitoring intraocular pressure throughout the course of a day.Read more >

July 25, 2019

Blue-light hype or much ado about nothing?

The public’s understanding of blue light may be fuzzy at best, but AOA offers five resources to help doctors clear up any confusion and discuss the latest guidance. Read more >

July 11, 2019

Study pulls back covers on links between glaucoma and sleep

Abnormal sleep patterns may be risk factors for or consequences of glaucoma. About 3 million Americans have glaucoma, according to the CDC. Read more >

July 10, 2019