Study’s focus on high school sports concussions underscores optometry’s role in care

Trainers report more than 9,500 concussions between 2013 and 2018; boys’ football and girls’ soccer lead way.Read more >

October 24, 2019

Beyond irritating, secondhand smoke could harm children’s eyes

Secondhand smoke exposure can cause a myriad of health problems. Now, new research suggests it may be associated with choroidal thinning in children as young as 6.Read more >

October 24, 2019

Study: Prototype imager of tear film sublayers opens eyes on dry eye

Dry eye and its symptoms—including red, itchy eyes and blurry vision—drive many patients to see their eye doctors.Read more >

October 24, 2019

Retirement savings: What doctors need to know

October 20-26 is National Retirement Security Week—a good time to think about your retirement savings plans.Read more >

October 21, 2019

Don't leave patients in the dark about night driving

Daylight saving time ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 3. According to the National Safety Council, Americans do only one quarter of their driving at night, yet 50% of traffic deaths occur then.Read more >

October 17, 2019

Sorry, chocoholics, dark chocolate doesn’t improve eyesight

Contrary to popular headlines, dark chocolate doesn’t seem to increase visual acuity, contrast sensitivity or retinal perfusion as compared with milk chocolate, a new study finds. Read more >

October 17, 2019