AOA MORE: Vendor updates, new MIPS guidance

August 18, 2017

Data is the name of the game when it comes to Medicare's new payment program, which is why AOA offers doctors of optometry support in collecting reporting requirements through the profession's qualified clinical data registry (QCDR). Read more >

Kids, adults alike fall short in contact lens hygiene

August 17, 2017

Like parent, like child-adolescents engage in at least one unsafe contact lens habit at a much similar rate as adults, claims a new report that emphasizes the need for proper contact lens hygiene. Read more >

Prioritizing optometry

August 15, 2017

Advocating for optometry begins-and ends-with our patients. That's something I learned early on in my career: fighting on behalf of quality care, access and safety for patients is how we advocate for this profession. Read more >

Health centers providing more care than ever before

August 14, 2017

Through community health centers (CHCs), doctors of optometry can play a part in increasing access to affordable, cost-effective and high-quality care in medically underserved communities. Read more >

Study uncovers potential tool, based on rapid eye movements, for detecting autism earlier

August 14, 2017

Researchers have long fixed their attention on eye-tracking in detecting autism spectrum disorders, but now they may have discovered a new tool that could lead to earlier diagnosis and intervention. Read more >

‘Encyclopedia’ of dry eye disease released

August 10, 2017

New definition for dry eye will help lead to better diagnoses and treatments by doctors of optometry. Read more >