Can red light recharge the retina?

With the retina aging quicker than other organs in the body, due to the high concentration and decline of mitochondria in photoreceptors, researchers in a new study took a fresh look at improving mitochondrial function.Read more >

July 23, 2020

Elevating optometry through AOA’s 24/7 media advocacy

Through the AOA’s nonstop efforts, optometry’s patient safety and eye health messages have had more reach than ever before.Read more >

July 22, 2020

Rogue hand sanitizers toxic, may cause methanol poisoning

What’s the rub with your hand sanitizer? The FDA warns health care providers that some products labeled to contain ethanol have tested positive for methanol. Read more >

July 21, 2020

AOA finds allies in fight against new FTC contact lens prescription paperwork mandate

House appropriations subcommittee scolds FTC for effective date of new rule, seeks 2021 implementation.Read more >

July 16, 2020

Court-appointed official deems signatures at heart of Arkansas scope saga invalid

The development comes as Arkansans for Healthy Eyes fights a well-funded, ophthalmologist-led group vying to dismantle the state’s scope of practice law in November’s election.Read more >

July 16, 2020

School’s not out forever: Why ‘back-to-school’ exams are crucial this year

With so many changes in store for the upcoming school year, children’s back-to-school exams should remain the constant, especially as reliance on digital technology increases.Read more >

July 15, 2020