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AOA pediatric clinical practice guideline available for public review

May 25, 2016

The American Optometric Association announced its new clinical practice guideline on pediatric eye health is available for an online 30-day public review period, according to a press release.

The guide, Comprehensive Pediatric Eye and Vision Examination, details appropriate examination procedures for evaluation of the eye health and vision status of infants and children to reduce the risk of vision loss and facilitate normal visual development, according to the release.

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Physicians call for universal, single-payer health care system

May 25, 2016
In an editorial published in the American Journal of Public Health, researchers outlined a proposal to overhaul the nation’s current health care system and…
Meeting News CoverageVideoFrom OSN Europe

VIDEO: Surgeon advocates sports ophthalmology as a subspecialty

May 24, 2016
MILAN — At OSN Italy, Rolando Toyos, MD, founder of the Sports Ophthalmology Society of America, explains why he believes that sports ophthalmology should become a…
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BLOG: Eye care is not sexy

May 19, 2016
According to Agustin L. Gonzalez, OD, FAAO, it is very difficult for optometrists to advertise because getting your vision checked is not sexy.Facebook advertising is…
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Eyeglass-mounted camera aids people with low vision

May 23, 2016
Patients with low vision who used a miniature camera with optical character-recognition technology mounted on their…
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Perspectives on Glaucoma

Clear lens extraction after laser peripheral iridotomy significantly reduces IOP

May 24, 2016
Clear lens extraction not only reduced IOP, but also caused angle widening and reduced the requirement for ocular…
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South Carolina legislators override veto of Eye Care Consumer Protection Law

May 20, 2016
In South Carolina, legislators overrode an executive veto by Gov. Nikki Haley for S. 1016, the Eye Care Consumer…
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AOA pediatric clinical practice guideline available for public review

May 25, 2016
The American Optometric Association announced its new clinical practice guideline on pediatric eye health is available for an online 30-day public…

In the Journals

Physicians call for universal, single-payer health care system

May 25, 2016
In an editorial published in the American Journal of Public Health, researchers outlined a proposal to overhaul the nation’s current health…

Meeting News CoverageVideoFrom OSN Europe

VIDEO: Surgeon advocates sports ophthalmology as a subspecialty

May 24, 2016
MILAN — At OSN Italy, Rolando Toyos, MD, founder of the Sports Ophthalmology Society of America, explains why he believes that sports ophthalmology…

Video

BLOG: Eye care is not sexy

May 19, 2016
According to Agustin L. Gonzalez, OD, FAAO, it is very difficult for optometrists to advertise because getting your vision checked is not…

Congressional subcommittee debates Medicare Part B demonstration project

May 17, 2016
The U.S. House Energy Subcommittee on Health today held a hearing to offer doctor and patient perspectives on planned changes to the Medicare Part B…

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One-third of female physician–scientists report sexual harassment

May 17, 2016
Nearly one-third of high-achieving female physician–scientists reported experiencing sexual harassment during their careers, according to…

Ten tips can help maximize your online marketing budget

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Tony Palazzo
When you think about how consumers embark on finding an eye care provider, or any type of health care provider for that matter, you might imagine a…

Courts may decide if OCT is standard of care

Primary Care Optometry News, May 2016
Jerome Sherman, OD, FAAO; Sherry Bass, OD FAAO
Once in a while, a single case changes everything. This was documented in both Helling v Carey and Karen Keir v the U.S. Government. The following…

HHS issues final rule for health equity improvements in the Affordable Care Act

May 16, 2016
HHS has finalized a rule aimed at reducing health care disparities and advancing health equity, according to a press release issued by the agency.The…

Midwestern University opens new Chicago College of Optometry

May 16, 2016
Midwestern University announced the establishment of the Chicago College of Optometry as a part of its Downers Grove Campus, according to an…

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