Excessive device use alters prekindergartners’ white brain matter

Screen time matters when it comes to developing brain and language skills in young children. Educate parents on device use effects on development.Read more >

December 2, 2019

’90s icon to headline celebration at Optometry's Meeting® 2020

’90s icon Mark McGrath to close out Optometry’s Meeting in nation’s capital with all new CE and advocacy opportunities. Save the date: June 24-28, 2020.Read more >

November 26, 2019

FDA clears contact lens to slow myopia progression

The first-ever contact lens to receive FDA approval for slowing myopia progression could enter the market as soon as 2020. Read more >

November 26, 2019

InfantSEE® student program stirs passion for pediatric care

Aspiring doctors of optometry pledge to provide essential care to children.Read more >

November 26, 2019

Cigarette use down but not out: How optometry can help

The Great American Smokeout, Nov. 21, encourages smokers to start today toward a smoke-free life. Doctors of optometry can help be that catalyst and the AOA offers resources for starting the dialogue.Read more >

November 20, 2019

Eating for your eyes

"You eat with your eyes first," sums up all we need to know about Americans’ diet: luscious over nutritious. A table talk over patients’ nutrition should be what the doctor of optometry orders.Read more >

November 18, 2019