Doctors of optometry and consumers alert Texas attorney general to concerns about the online contact lens retailer. It was the second settlement in 2022 against Hubble for deceptive trade practices, at the state and federal levels.
The clarification addresses common questions about how doctors can provide audio-only telehealth without running afoul of HIPAA requirements.
While fireworks make for a fun Fourth of July celebration, they can cause injuries when not handled safely. Educate patients on how to prevent eye injuries during the season of fireworks.
The AOA House of Delegates got underway on the second day of Optometry’s Meeting® with reports from the AOA president and executive director on the state of the association.
Glen Steele, O.D., professor of pediatric optometry at Southern College of Optometry, has spent his career of 50+ years spreading the word about children’s vision and eye care worldwide. To honor his contributions, Dr. Steele will receive the 2022 Dr. W. David Sullins, Jr. InfantSEE® Award on June 16 at Optometry’s Meeting®.
Have office-based laser procedures piqued your interest? Hear from four Optometry’s Meeting® speakers about how every member of your care team can benefit from this new educational programming.
The four regional advocacy meetings across the U.S. this summer and fall look to build upon the profession’s historic statehouse momentum in recent years. Learn how you can get involved.
Already the subject of one complaint to the IRS, the National Association of Optometrists and Opticians (NAOO), a lobbying “front” for large optical retailers, was called out to legislators for deceptive tactics and seeking a self-serving overhaul of patient health and safety standards. The AOA follows up on winning activism of South Carolina doctors with a new push for a federal investigation of NAOO tax exempt status.