Access the AOA HPI’s latest issue brief that details current public health guidance on eye protection, face masks and contingency planning as new SARS-CoV-2 variants begin circulating.
Scratchy, irritated eyes may be the least of concerns from poor air quality as a new study associates ambient air pollution with greater AMD risk and differences in retinal layer thickness.
U.S. health authorities spur next phase of COVID-19 vaccination rollout, dramatically expanding supply and administration sites, as optometry explores going from vaccinated to vaccinator.
The AOA, ACU white paper on eye health and vision care for underserved populations was the topic of discussion with the nation’s community health center representatives.
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AOA and affiliates keep concerns of patients, doctors and staff as uppermost priority, as Food and Drug Administration weighs approval of first vaccines for COVID-19 in the U.S.
The AOA and state associations are working to ensure doctors of optometry will be included among initial COVID-19 vaccinations to health care workers, preserving Americans’ access to eye care.
Experts warn of a “dark winter” ahead as COVID-19 cases mingle with seasonal influenza, prompting appeals for early vaccinations, but lessons from the Southern Hemisphere may brighten forecasts.
Get the latest updates on technology that could one day be another option for patients with inherited ocular diseases.
In its latest case study, the AOA Ethics and Values Committee discusses another thought-provoking and timely topic on overprescribing medications when they’re medically unnecessary.
The public health advocate’s new policy statement, drafted with AOA input, urges greater action to bolster children’s vision care and underscores the value of comprehensive eye exams.