Although Congressional action staved off an immediate 2% cut to providers’ Medicare payments this year, attention now shifts to additional cuts mandated by federal spending controls.
The virtual Children’s Vision Summit is part of a yearlong dialogue being led by the AOA on how the COVID-19 crisis is impacting the eye health of children across the country. Doctors of optometry answer questions raised by their colleagues from the summit.
Extreme weather changes due to climate change can affect eye health. Here’s how doctors of optometry can prepare.
Wyoming’s approval of contemporary optometric procedures, including laser and excision authorities, goes down in history as the first time in a single year that two states accomplished the scope expansion.
Optometry’s Meeting returns to Denver, June 24-26, with a reimagined experience that keeps attendees’ health and safety paramount—see how 2021 is different and register to attend today.
The global e-commerce retailer again came to the AOA’s attention over posts from contact lens sellers that didn’t appear to meet FCLCA patient protection provisions requiring valid prescriptions.
Even as doctors of optometry receive the much-needed funds, the AOA remains committed to advocating for optometry’s inclusion in federal crisis measures. Reminder: the deadline to apply for relief has been extended to May 31.