Coding changes to know before Oct. 1

September 20, 2018

For the complete list of changes, be sure to purchase the 2019 Codes for Optometry manual. However, it's important to note that you must refrain from using these codes until after Oct. 1, 2018. Read more >

Study looks at potential of suppressing ocular cancer in children

September 20, 2018

Retinoblastoma (RB) affects 1 in every 20,000 children in this country, primarily around the age of 5. Read more >

Doctors of optometry are members of post-concussion team

September 18, 2018

Every day in the U.S., Americans sustain concussions from falls, traffic accidents and assaults that send thousands to emergency rooms. September is National Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month, emphasizing the need to better understand TBI and treatments. Read more >

A profession of their own

September 17, 2018

In 1978, optometric staff and doctors breathed purpose into a disparate group of office workers, assistants and technicians and defined a bourgeoning profession. Forty years later, paraoptometric professionals are integral to the delivery of quality eye care. Read more >

Hurricane Florence makes landfall, doctors prepare for worst

September 13, 2018

Mandatory evacuations along the Carolinas' shoreline took effect this week. Help support colleagues effected by Hurricane Florence. Read more >

4 coding conundrums clarified

September 12, 2018

The AOA’s Coding Experts offer answers to frequently asked questions. Read more >