Plotting a course

June 17, 2019

AOA aggressively goes with future’s flow because the success of the profession of optometry in the future will be anchored by our actions today Read more >

Mutual admiration on Father’s Day

June 13, 2019

Before Matthew Hennen, O.D., and Rachel Hennen, O.D., knew their father as an optometrist, Mark Hennen, O.D., was dad to them. And today, at Dakota Eye Care in West St. Paul, Minnesota, they also are colleagues. Read more >

Early diagnosis by doctors of optometry can provide a jump on IBD treatment

June 13, 2019

An estimated 3 million Americans were diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Doctors of optometry add value to the team of health professionals who manage cases of IBD and colonic malignancies. Read more >

‘Legal’ doesn’t always mean ‘safe’ in drivers’ vision

June 13, 2019

Glaucoma patients were five times as likely to get in a motor vehicle accident compared to similarly aged drivers, per a new study that illustrates a glaring problem with drivers’ vision requirements. Read more >

Meet me in St. Louis: A member-approved guide to the Optometry's Meeting® 2019 host city

June 10, 2019

Local AOA members recommend where to dine, sip, explore and more. Read more >

Vision impairment, cognitive decline go hand in hand

June 6, 2019

Impaired vision creates obvious functional limitations among older adults, but could it also be associated with cognitive decline? Mounting evidence suggest clues may be found in the eyes. Read more >