Photophobia is complex and experienced by approximately 50% of patients with TBI.
Access new myopia management guidance from AOA, Johnson & Johnson Vision and other stakeholders to learn how myopia care is evolving and optometry’s role.
Doctors of optometry are faced with the clinical challenges of patient care as we continue to navigate pandemic life and the use of digital devices increases. Pamela A. Lowe, O.D., immediate past chair of the AOA Contact Lens and Cornea Section, offers five helpful tips to help patients alleviate ocular irritation and keep them comfortably seeing well.
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.
Educate Your Patients
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.
Early detection and treatment can reduce risk of blindness by 95%, yet a third of people with diabetes have diabetic retinopathy. More can be done, and that’s where upstream, integrated, value-based medicine aligns doctors and plans for the benefit of their patients.
Each 10-unit increase in OSDI scores reduced work productivity and activity impairment by 4%, a recent study shows.
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.