Early diagnosis by doctors of optometry can provide a jump on IBD treatment

An estimated 3 million Americans were diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Doctors of optometry add value to the team of health professionals who manage cases of IBD and colonic malignancies.Read more >

June 13, 2019

‘Legal’ doesn’t always mean ‘safe’ in drivers’ vision

Glaucoma patients were five times as likely to get in a motor vehicle accident compared to similarly aged drivers, per a new study that illustrates a glaring problem with drivers’ vision requirements.Read more >

June 13, 2019

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

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

Vision and batting

Tips to ensure vision helps—not hinders—the on-field performance of athletes.Read more >

May 28, 2019

New WHO guidance: Very limited daily screen time recommended for children under 5

Recommendations and concerns about digital devices should be shared with parents, doctor of optometry says.Read more >

May 6, 2019

4 tips on providing optometric care for children with autism

The CDC estimates that 1 in 59 children are diagnosed with autism by age 8. Optometry can play an essential role in helping these children to a better place.Read more >

May 1, 2019

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