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Cognitive Decline 2018

...OCT could provide early warning of future cognitive decline. By the thinnest of margins, retinal deterioration could portend cognitive decline, according to a growing body of evidence that uses common ocul...
https://www.aoa.org/news/clinical-eye-care/cognitive-decline-2018

Vision is key to aging gracefully new study says

...More than 88 million Americans will be older than 65 in 2050. Two new studies confirm eye health and vision care play an important role in maintaining quality of life. Aging isn't easy on the eyes or the memory, but doctors of optometry can positively impact a patient's outlook. Two new studies confirm eye heal...
https://www.aoa.org/news/clinical-eye-care/vision-is-key-to-aging-gracefully-new-study-says

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...TRAVEL GRANTS/FELLOWSHIPS - AMERICAN ACADEMY OF OPTOMETRY (AAO) Part 1 | 2 TRAVEL GRANTS/FELLOWSHIPS AMERICAN ACADEMY OF OPTOMETRY (AAO) The Section on Cornea and Contact Lenses of the AMERICAN ACADEMY OF OPT...
https://www.aoa.org/optometrists/for-educators/classroom-tools/the-residents-guide-to-resources-in-research-and-scholarship/1

Study seeks to save sight in infants

...Researchers closer to understanding, treating retinopathy of prematurity For babies born prematurely, vision is at risk. But thanks to a new study , researchers are closer to isolating the causes of retinopathy of pre...
https://www.aoa.org/news/clinical-eye-care/study-seeks-to-save-sight-in-infants

Vision Therapy

...The efficiency of our visual system influences how we collect and process information. COVD - A Flawed Statement on Learning Disabilities Information for Health Care and Other Allied Professionals Introduction Society places a prem...
https://www.aoa.org/optometrists/education-and-training/clinical-care/vision-therapy

Eye exams for Alzheimers How AOA is getting involved

...Retinal microvasculature may hold clues about neurodegenerative diseases, like Alzheimer’s, opening the possibility that eye exams could further assess brain health one day. Emerging evidence suggests retinal imaging may detect clues of underlying neurodegenerative disease even before cognitive impairment, heartening...
https://www.aoa.org/news/clinical-eye-care/eye-exams-for-alzheimers-how-aoa-is-getting-involved

Does better coordination equal better performance

...Study says eye care and vision health have important role in childhood development. One of the fundamental milestones in children's development is "interceptive timing." This can enable them to make the sensorimotor connection b...
https://www.aoa.org/news/clinical-eye-care/does-better-coordination-equal-better-performance

Vision, Learning and Dyslexia

...People at risk for learning-related vision problems should receive a comprehensive optometric evaluation. This evaluation should be conducted as part of a multidisciplinary approach in which all appropriate areas of function are evaluated and managed. A Joint Organizational Policy Statement of the American Optometric Association and the American Academy of Optometry VISION AND LEARNING Many ch...
https://www.aoa.org/optometrists/education-and-training/clinical-care/vision-learning-and-dyslexia

TBI and doctors of optometry

...According to the CDC, millions of visits annually to hospital emergency rooms relate to traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) whether from falls, car accidents and intentional or unintentional blows. Tragically, the CDC reports, about 150 people a day die from injuries that include TBIs. Excerpted from page 30 of the March 2019 edition of AOA Focus. Carl Garbus, O.D., chair of the AOA's Vision Rehabilitation Committee, works with...
https://www.aoa.org/news/clinical-eye-care/tbi-and-doctors-of-optometry

CPG #2 - Reference Article Library

... The references below were cited in the Evidence-based Clinical Practice Guideline: Comprehensive Pediatric Eye and Vision Examination . To view ...
https://www.aoa.org/optometrists/tools-and-resources/evidence-based-optometry/evidence-based-clinical-practice-guidlines/evidence-based-clinical-practice-guideline-comprehensive-pediatric-eye-and-vision-examination/cpg-2---reference-article-library