Health Check: Putting the focus on contact Lenses

The summer is a good time for parents to discuss the option of contact lenses with their kidsRead more >

June 7, 2016

Techniques to enhance contrast

There may be relatively simple changes that can be made to improve vision function, which will allow patients to comfortably perform desired activities.Read more >

June 1, 2020

All about your eyes: School performance related to vision

As the end of summer vacation approaches, parents and students have back-to-school in mind. One of the most important ways to ensure a successful school year is to make your children’s sight a priority.Read more >

September 1, 2015

Dr. Google’s Rx? Take with a grain of salt

May 21, 2020

Online symptom checkers are correct only a third of the time, a new study says, but that doesn’t stop patients seeking a Dr. Google diagnosis. Read more >

40% jump between 2002 and 2017 in those at high risk for vision loss

May 21, 2020

Aging population, increased prevalence of diabetes among reasons for increase. Read more >

More time at home may open patients’ eyes to vision issues

May 19, 2020

Digital device use maximized as millions pivoted to remote work and school. Be prepared to help patients mitigate digital eyestrain symptoms. Read more >

The many benefits of the Mediterranean Diet

May 4, 2020

Research has linked its benefits to reducing the risks for developing AMD, as well as other chronic disease. Read more >

Stimulating eye and vision research

April 21, 2020

The AOA will provide a maximum of $50,000 in direct costs for research conduct. Read more >

Is it or isn’t it? Allergic conjunctivitis in a COVID-19 world

April 16, 2020

Conjunctivitis, a potential albeit uncommon symptom of the coronavirus pandemic, could simply be seasonal allergies. What new data is showing about ocular signs. Read more >