Webinar on the Path Forward for Optometry May 4, 2020

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May 4, 2020

VSP policy change may violate states’ patient protection laws

VSP reimbursement changes, which take effect Sept. 1, may run counter to states’ laws as the AOA and affiliates challenge policies that could negatively affect patient care.Read more >

July 30, 2020

AFOS celebrates five decades of delivering eye care through federal services

July 30, 2020

Its first organized meeting attracted 34 attendees; today, its membership is about 985. Read more >

Aug. 5 deadline to apply for grants for community eye health and vision care projects

July 30, 2020

Healthy Eyes Healthy Children grants spread awareness and increase comprehensive vision services. Read more >

Conjunctival lymphangiectasia: Possible signs of things unseen

July 29, 2020

Researchers suggest these generally uncommon eye surface lesions may help disclose undiagnosed Fabry disease, predict disease severity and possibly even function as biomarkers for treatment efficacy. Read more >

Can red light recharge the retina?

July 23, 2020

With the retina aging quicker than other organs in the body, due to the high concentration and decline of mitochondria in photoreceptors, researchers in a new study took a fresh look at improving mitochondrial function. Read more >

Elevating optometry through AOA’s 24/7 media advocacy

July 22, 2020

Through the AOA’s nonstop efforts, optometry’s patient safety and eye health messages have had more reach than ever before. Read more >

Rogue hand sanitizers toxic, may cause methanol poisoning

July 21, 2020

What’s the rub with your hand sanitizer? The FDA warns health care providers that some products labeled to contain ethanol have tested positive for methanol. Read more >