Doctors of optometry less likely to prescribe “seldom needed” antibiotics for conjunctivitis

Education on pink eye hygiene is key to treatment and return to school and work, doctor of optometry saysRead more >

September 22, 2017

Burning wildlands, burning eyes

Wildfire season exacerbates patients’ dry eyes, contact lens discomfort.Read more >

September 15, 2017

Study underscores optometry’s role in improving aging patients’ quality of life

Research associates vision impairment with cognitive dysfunction.Read more >

August 30, 2017

Eye and vision concerns eclipse Aug. 21 celestial phenomenon

AOA urges concerned patients to see their doctors of optometry.Read more >

August 23, 2017

Health centers providing more care than ever before

Through community health centers (CHCs), doctors of optometry can play a part in increasing access to affordable, cost-effective and high-quality care in medically underserved communities.Read more >

August 14, 2017

Study uncovers potential tool, based on rapid eye movements, for detecting autism earlier

Researchers have long fixed their attention on eye-tracking in detecting autism spectrum disorders, but now they may have discovered a new tool that could lead to earlier diagnosis and intervention.Read more >

August 14, 2017