Clinical Practice Guidelines

As the AOA's Clinical Practice Guidelines are revised to meet the National Academies' of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine - Health and Medicine Division (NASEM) evidence-based standards, they will be listed here.

Consensus-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines 

Care of Patient with Amblyopia
1994 | Revised 1998 | Reviewed 2004

Care of the Patient with Primary Angle Closure Glaucoma
1994 | Revised 1998 | Reviewed 2001

Care of the Patient with Age-Related Macular Degeneration
1994 | Revised 1999 | Reviewed 2004

Care of the Adult Patient with Cataract
1995 | Revised 1999 | Reviewed 2004

Care of the Patient with Open Angle Glaucoma
1995 | 2nd Edition 2002 | Revised 2010 - Currently in the review process

Care of the Patient with Ocular Surface Disorders
1995 | 2nd Edition 2002 | Revised 2003 | Revised 2010

Care of the Patient with Strabismus: Esotropia and Exotropia
1995 | Revised 1999 | Revised 2010

Care of the Patient with Retinal Detachment and Related Peripheral Vitreoretinal Disease
1995 | Revised 1999 | Reviewed 2004

Care of the Patient with Visual Impairment (Low Vision Rehabilitation)
1997 | 2nd Edition 2007

Care of the Patient with Myopia
1997 | Revised 2006

Care of the Patient with Accommodative and Vergence Dysfunction
1998 | Revised 2010

Care of the Patient with Learning Related Vision Problems
2000 | Revised 2008

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