Academy Award in makeup? Not for these patient gaffs

February 9, 2020

Three common makeup faux pas frequently cause eye health concerns. How doctors and staff can counsel healthy makeup habits in patients. Read more >

U.S. declares public health emergency—what you need to know

February 6, 2020

COVID-19 may cause ocular signs and symptoms, including photophobia, irritation and ocular discharge. Read more >

Leaders Summit sets AOA’s 2020 public awareness, advocacy focus

February 6, 2020

Over 220 AOA leaders and staff met in St. Louis, Missouri, Jan. 31 to Feb. 1, to set professional advocacy, education, membership and patient care and awareness goals for 2020. Read more >

A checkup on checking blood pressure

February 4, 2020

February is American Heart Month, and 1 in 3 American adults have hypertension. Are you making blood pressure checks routine? Read more >

Do no harm? When Dr. Google’s ‘opinion’ clouds care

January 29, 2020

So, your patient decided to search the internet for clinical advice? A new Ethics Forum case study looks at how to discuss “Dr. Google” referrals with patients. Read more >

A victory lap for accountability

January 29, 2020

AOA advocacy hit a metaphorical home run in 2019 and will continue asking regulators to hold companies accountable when patients’ health is at stake. Read more >