Participating in MIPS? What you need to know for 2019

February 20, 2019

CMS finalized changes to the 2019 MIPS performance year that affect participating doctors of optometry. Here’s what you need to know to avoid a performance penalty. Read more >

Clean hands save sight

February 19, 2019

Poor hand hygiene is among the top risk factors for microbial contamination of contact lenses, emphasizing the importance of enhanced patient education. Read more >

5 ways to offer neuro-optometric services in your practice

February 18, 2019

What does it take to start a winning neuro-optometric practice? Three doctors of optometry call the plays. Read more >

California officials crack down on advertising, other violations by nationwide optical chain

February 14, 2019

The AOA is monitoring the outcome of 21 citations filed against a national chain of optical stores levied in 2018 by the California State Board of Optometry. Read more >

The lowdown on vision rehabilitation

February 14, 2019

Doctors of optometry are key to the proper examination and diagnosis of vision impairments, leading to prescribed treatment prior to outcomes. AOA will participate in a Facebook Live Event on Feb. 22 with National Eye Institute. Read more >

Pressure’s on: Understanding hypertensive guidelines

February 12, 2019

One in 3 U.S. adults are hypertensive but nearly half do nothing to control it. What do hypertension guidelines say and how does optometry manage patients at critical values? Read more >