Study looks at what patients understand about their glaucoma diagnoses

December 12, 2018

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 >

InfantSEE® helps ensure a lifetime of healthy vision

December 11, 2018

InfantSEE® ensures eye care becomes an integral part of infant wellness care and establishes a lifetime of healthy vision. Help support this and other Optometry Cares®—The AOA Foundation programs with your year-end giving. 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 >

AOA MORE and MIPS: What you need to know

December 6, 2018

Oct. 1 kicked off the final 90-day reporting period for 2018 MIPS. AOA MORE can help participating doctors of optometry avoid a payment penalty. Here’s how, including the latest on your EHR integration status. Read more >

AOA Foundation fund provides relief for doctors of optometry after disasters

December 5, 2018

Since Optometry’s Fund for Disaster Relief began in 2005, nearly $1 million has been dispensed to doctors and students. Read more >