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

Don't leave patients in the dark about night driving

Daylight saving time ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 3. According to the National Safety Council, Americans do only one quarter of their driving at night, yet 50% of traffic deaths occur then.Read more >

October 17, 2019

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

Sorry, chocoholics, dark chocolate doesn’t improve eyesight

October 17, 2019

Contrary to popular headlines, dark chocolate doesn’t seem to increase visual acuity, contrast sensitivity or retinal perfusion as compared with milk chocolate, a new study finds. Read more >

Pumpkin picking for eye health

October 14, 2019

According to the CDC, most Americans don’t eat the daily recommended amounts of fruit. Read more >

How to identify signs of abuse

October 7, 2019

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Do you know the federal and state requirements for reporting suspected abuse among your patients? Read more >

Analysis: Retinal measurements hold clues to Alzheimer’s disease

September 30, 2019

Mounting evidence confirms specific retinal measurements, taken by SD-OCT, are associated with Alzheimer’s disease or cognitive impairment. Read more >

Can’t reach patients with nutrition counseling? Try this blinding tale

September 25, 2019

Doctors of optometry are well aware of the link between nutrition and eye health and relaying the message to patients plays a vital role in healthy vision. Read more >

Bad flu season on the way? CDC urges early vaccines

September 24, 2019

Seasonal predictors show concerning trends for the 2019-20 influenza season. Is your office encouraging flu shots? Read more >