Step Away from the Screen

Which vegetable is better for your eye health: carrots or spinach? If you answered carrots, you, along with many others, are wrong. Surprisingly, antioxidants found in spinach may protect against cataracts and age-related macular degeneration.Read more >

March 4, 2019

Thinking green? Start with contact lenses

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 >

April 22, 2019

Smart Shopping with Eye Safety in Mind

"You'll shoot your eye out, kid," is a quote you may recognize from the 1983 classic tale of a boy and his longing for a Red Ryder BB Gun: A Christmas Story. While Ralphie didn't shoot his eye out, there are actually many gifts that are given during the holiday season that have potential to cause an eye injury. Read more >

December 12, 2018

Review and dispute 2018 payments before May 15

April 17, 2019

The 45-day window of review has opened for doctors of optometry to inspect and dispute their 2018 payments from the health care industry. Data must be disputed by May 15 to appear in June. 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 >

Team effort

April 17, 2019

Hiring the right people for the right job can make every patient experience positive and set your practice apart. Read more >

How to get hands-on with dry eye

April 16, 2019

Continuing education course outlines how to appropriately choose testing, assess results and use the data obtained to most accurately treat patients with dry eye. Read more >

AOA on Capitol Hill shines national spotlight on optometry’s advocacy priorities

April 11, 2019

Nearly 600 doctors of optometry and students bring AOA’s pro-patient, pro-access message to nearly all of the 535 members of the 116th Congress. Read more >

Coding for cognitive development test

April 10, 2019

In 2019, 96111 was deleted, but there are two new codes for these services. Read more >