Optometry’s North Star

Doctors of optometry rely on their training, knowledge, experience and patient input in deciding a course of treatment. But AOA’s clinical guidelines can significantly contribute to that decision-making and patient choice.Read more >

January 22, 2018

Doctors of optometry can help prevent eye-related injuries from sports and recreation

Biggest jump in sports-related eye injuries? Non-powder guns and swimming.Read more >

January 12, 2018

How to examine patients with special needs

Get helpful tips for examining children with developmental or intellectual disabilities.Read more >

January 5, 2018

Butt in: Ask patients about nicotine use

Study links vaping in teens to increased use of nicotine—a major risk factor for age-related macular degeneration.Read more >

December 7, 2017

4 tools, resources for diabetes care

AOA members lead the charge in the fight against diabetes.Read more >

November 1, 2017

Scientists find what on illegal contact lenses?

FDA report finds dangerous bacteria on counterfeit contact lenses.Read more >

October 10, 2017