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

New WHO guidance: Very limited daily screen time recommended for children under 5

Recommendations and concerns about digital devices should be shared with parents, doctor of optometry says.Read more >

May 6, 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

4 tips on providing optometric care for children with autism

May 1, 2019

The CDC estimates that 1 in 59 children are diagnosed with autism by age 8. Optometry can play an essential role in helping these children to a better place. Read more >

Tips on prescribing and fitting a bioptic telescope system for driving: part II

April 29, 2019

See what kind of system you shlould design and order once you determine a patient to be a good candidate to drive with bioptic telescope system. Read more >

AOA: Optometry is essential in care for patients with concussions, TBIs

April 24, 2019

AOA offers new resource, which helped carry the message to policymakers and physicians during AOA on Capitol Hill 2019. Read more >

Tips on prescribing and fitting a bioptic telescope system for driving

April 23, 2019

Doctors of optometry must often be like journalists, documenting the who, what and when before determining the how. This holds true when prescribing and fitting a bioptic telescope systems (BTS) for driving. Read more >

Thinking green? Start with contact lenses

April 22, 2019

As many as 1 in 5 contact lens wearers dispose of their lenses down the sink or toilet, contributing an estimated 6-10 metric tons of plastic lenses to U.S. wastewater each year. Read more >

Surprising measles outbreak eye-catching for doctors of optometry

April 17, 2019

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now reporting measles outbreaks in 20 states or 555 cases nationwide as of April 11. That’s the second-highest number of measles cases in the U.S. since measles were basically eliminated in 2000. Read more >