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 >

How to optimize diabetic care

December 4, 2018

Doctors should be open to point-of-care-testing in their practice and be open to Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments program enrollment and certification. Read more >

Flu views: Should you get a flu shot?

December 3, 2018

It’s CDC’s National Influenza Vaccination Week, reminding Americans that it’s never too late to get a flu vaccine. So, too, it’s important to take proper precautions to limit the spread of cold and flu virus in your clinic or practice. Read more >

2019 Optometry’s Meeting® celebrates St. Louis-style

November 29, 2018

Optometry's Meeting® is taking registrants out to the ballgame for a grand slam Celebration of Optometry this summer in St. Louis. Read more >