AOA releases second edition of diabetes clinical practice guideline

November 14, 2019

Revised guideline provides 31 actions doctors of optometry—often the first to detect diabetes through patients’ eyes—can take to elevate patient care. Read more >

What Medicare’s 2020 PFS changes mean for optometry

November 13, 2019

Medicare finalized its 2020 PFS with changes to E/M codes, MIPS requirements and more. How AOA’s input shaped rulemaking and what it means for doctors. Read more >

Vision therapy: Reading scores improve but no more effective between therapy and placebo groups

November 12, 2019

New study measured various outcomes including reading comprehension, word identification, reading fluency and listening comprehension. Read more >

FDA says fluorescein, ophthalmic meds among drug shortages

November 6, 2019

An FDA report on drug shortages examines the underlying factors for supply issues as several common ophthalmic drugs currently adorn the list, including fluorescein and glaucoma meds. Read more >

AOA honors active-duty sacrifice of Army doctor of optometry

November 6, 2019

Maj. Charles R. Soltes, O.D., of California, died in Iraq in 2004 when an explosive device struck his convoy. Read more >

Get moving

November 6, 2019

Make 2020 the year the eye exam takes its rightful place in Americans’ health care. Read more >