Vision therapy: Reading scores improve but no more effective between therapy and placebo groups

November 12, 2019

New study measured various outcomes including reading comprehension, word identification, reading fluency and listening comprehension. Read more >

FDA says fluorescein, ophthalmic meds among drug shortages

November 6, 2019

An FDA report on drug shortages examines the underlying factors for supply issues as several common ophthalmic drugs currently adorn the list, including fluorescein and glaucoma meds. Read more >

AOA honors active-duty sacrifice of Army doctor of optometry

November 6, 2019

Maj. Charles R. Soltes, O.D., of California, died in Iraq in 2004 when an explosive device struck his convoy. Read more >

Get moving

November 6, 2019

Make 2020 the year the eye exam takes its rightful place in Americans’ health care. Read more >

Busted: Feds seize hundreds of illegal, counterfeit contact lenses

October 31, 2019

Federal investigators crack down on counterfeit contact lens sales ahead of Halloween. Doctors of optometry can help support enforcement and bolster patient safety, too. Read more >

Pupil patterns in youth a ‘phenomenon,’ doctor says

October 30, 2019

Doctor of optometry recommends helping young tech users and their parents develop a lifelong habit of managing their device use. Read more >