The lowdown on vision rehabilitation

Doctors of optometry are key to the proper examination and diagnosis of vision impairments, leading to prescribed treatment prior to outcomes. AOA will participate in a Facebook Live Event on Feb. 22 with National Eye Institute.Read more >

February 14, 2019

Pressure’s on: Understanding hypertensive guidelines

One in 3 U.S. adults are hypertensive but nearly half do nothing to control it. What do hypertension guidelines say and how does optometry manage patients at critical values?Read more >

February 12, 2019

When measles rush in

Measles outbreaks across the country underscore role doctors of optometry play in infection control.Read more >

February 6, 2019

Doctors of optometry: Teammates in the post-concussion care huddle

They can help determine when patients are ready to return to play, to work and to the classroom.Read more >

January 29, 2019

Meditation an adjunctive therapy for glaucoma? Possibly

New research claims mindfulness meditation could be a useful, complimentary therapy for lowering IOP in patients with POAG, and questions the role of stress as a causal factor in glaucoma. Read more >

January 28, 2019

Building for the future

AOA works tirelessly behind the scenes to ensure optometry’s priorities play out on America’s health care stage.Read more >

January 24, 2019

Embarrassment, fear can make patients clam up

Ever suspected a patient of biting their tongue or outright lying? A recent study tells the bitter truth that as many as 4 out of 5 patients withhold information that could affect their care.Read more >

January 17, 2019

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