U.S. health authorities spur next phase of COVID-19 vaccination rollout, dramatically expanding supply and administration sites, as optometry explores going from vaccinated to vaccinator.
With a stroke of a pen, new President Joe Biden extended the moratorium on repayment of federal student loans through Sept. 30, 2021. With the average optometry student’s loan debt at graduation being close to $200,000, the AOA and the American Optometric Student Association (AOSA) are working to ensure concerns of students and doctors of optometry are front and center.
Photophobia is complex and experienced by approximately 50% of patients with TBI.
Even if you’re choosing to disengage, today’s politics have a way of finding you. What are the ground rules for approaching political debates in the practice?
AOA and affiliates keep concerns of patients, doctors and staff as uppermost priority, as Food and Drug Administration weighs approval of first vaccines for COVID-19 in the U.S.
Vision plan policy changes that incited swift AOA and affiliate rebuke have come under Congressional scrutiny, while optometry’s advocates score a win for states.
Doctors of optometry are faced with the clinical challenges of patient care as we continue to navigate pandemic life and the use of digital devices increases. Pamela A. Lowe, O.D., immediate past chair of the AOA Contact Lens and Cornea Section, offers five helpful tips to help patients alleviate ocular irritation and keep them comfortably seeing well.