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

Study looks at what patients understand about their glaucoma diagnoses

A new study underscores the need for better patient education particularly with newer patients, noting that patients with better awareness took a greater number of medications, experienced greater optic nerve cupping and had been treated for a shorter span of time.Read more >

December 12, 2018

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

Toys and games nice and naughty for vision development

December 12, 2018

Deck your holiday gift lists with toys and games that are not only fun but vision-friendly. Read more >

Lens Rx prescribing for the patient with traumatic brain injury

December 10, 2018

The combination of the comfortable spectacle prescription and filter may provide a strong impact on the function of the patient with TBI. Read more >

21st-century optometric care for the 21st-century pandemic

December 10, 2018

Over 100 million Americans—nearly 1 in every 3 people—have diabetes or prediabetes. This staggering figure comes with a $327 billion price tag, and that’s just in the U.S. Globally, epidemiologists have coined this era ‘The Great Diabetes Pandemic.’ Optometry has the opportunity to redefine its continuum of care and help stop the spread. Read more >

Flu views: Should you get a flu shot?

December 3, 2018

It’s CDC’s National Influenza Vaccination Week, reminding Americans that it’s never too late to get a flu vaccine. So, too, it’s important to take proper precautions to limit the spread of cold and flu virus in your clinic or practice. Read more >

Vision is key to aging gracefully, new study says

November 27, 2018

More than 88 million Americans will be older than 65 in 2050. Two new studies confirm eye health and vision care play an important role in maintaining quality of life. Read more >

President's column: Real partners in diabetes care

November 19, 2018

Imagine the incredible impact doctors of optometry could make if they were more aggressively integrated into taking care of patients with diabetes. Read more >