Eye exams for Alzheimer’s? How AOA is getting involved

Retinal microvasculature may hold clues about neurodegenerative diseases, like Alzheimer’s, opening the possibility that eye exams could further assess brain health one day. Read more >

March 21, 2019

Ahead of tournament tipoff, doctors of optometry offer winning viewing tips

A year ago, over 97 million fans watched the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. Educate your patients with suggestions on how to avoid eye problems.Read more >

March 19, 2019

‘Lyme’ light focuses on notorious tickborne disease

Do you know the ocular signs of Lyme disease? It’s uncommon, but Lyme disease can affect the eyes in different ways. With tick season around the corner—and becoming more widespread—consider this refresher course.Read more >

March 11, 2019

Remind patients to practice healthy contact lens habits during travel and vacations

Provide contact lens wearers with a packing list to protect their eyes.Read more >

March 4, 2019

Saving vision is what we do

March is Save Your Vision Month, a time to amp up our message to the public: Regular, in-person, comprehensive eye examinations, performed by doctors of optometry, are essential to your health.Read more >

February 27, 2019

Are you asking your patients about their e-cigarette use?

Rates of vaping have reached epidemic proportions and the government is stepping up its efforts to snuff out e-cigarette use among young people.Read more >

February 27, 2019