Doctors of optometry make optometry’s case to Federal Trade Commission

More than 60 strong, AOA-member doctors and future doctors of optometry, representing the more than 41 million contact lens patients across the U.S., descended March 7 on Washington D.C., to make optometry’s message heard loud and clear to the Federal Trade CommissionRead more >

March 8, 2018

Study: Google algorithms can predict risks for heart disease by using retinal images

Research underscores need for comprehensive eye examinations by eye doctors.Read more >

March 3, 2018

Optometric surgical procedures courses now available at Optometry’s Meeting®

Only a handful of states allow doctors of optometry to perform the procedures today.Read more >

March 1, 2018

Heart to heart: New blood pressure guideline can spark conversation between doctors of optometry and patients

Checking patients’ vitals—including high blood pressure—part of visits to eye doctors.Read more >

February 14, 2018

Future doesn’t have to be unclear for patients with low vision

Don’t underrate the power of frame of mind and freedom when treating patients with low vision, study suggests.Read more >

February 12, 2018

Concerns validated, AOA stands ground amid Hubble row

Media report outs retailer over lax prescription verification process.Read more >

February 8, 2018