Vision impairment, cognitive decline go hand in hand

Impaired vision creates obvious functional limitations among older adults, but could it also be associated with cognitive decline? Mounting evidence suggest clues may be found in the eyes. Read more >

June 6, 2019

Optometry’s Meeting®: Day at a glance

Want to make the most of Optometry’s Meeting in St. Louis? Here’s how to do it.Read more >

June 5, 2019

Strategies to help reading for the AMD patient with central scotomas

Development of eccentric viewing skills to improve eye control and manage scotomas helps optimize the patient’s reading performance with low-vision devices.Read more >

June 4, 2019

Can you hear me now?

In an age when news comes at us 24/7, the AOA’s media advocacy must be proactive, reactive, plucky and nimble to grab and keep hold of the public’s attention and influence public policy. In the past year, the AOA’s media advocacy was all of the above.Read more >

June 4, 2019

How doctors of optometry contribute to Air Force mission

Doctors of optometry are applying their expertise to ensure the safety of military personnel working with laser defensive system on new aircraft.Read more >

May 30, 2019

Help patients kick the smoking habit

Smoking rates may be dropping for Americans, but the World Health Organization (WHO) continues to raise concerns about the hazards of the habit.Read more >

May 30, 2019