AOA 2017

What you missed at AOA 2017
What you missed at AOA 2017Catch up with what you missed at Optometry's Meeting in Washington, DC.
Treating and diagnosing myopia
Treating and diagnosing myopiaAndrew Morgenstern, OD, FAAO, sits down to talk myopia in children and adults, how to treat it, and how to go prevent it at the American Optometric Association’s Optometry’s Meeting in Washington, DC.
Understanding the role of inflammation in dry eye
Understanding the role of inflammation in dry eyeOptometry Times Editorial Advisory Board members Leslie E. O’Dell. OD, FAAO, and Scott Hauswirth, OD, FAAO, discuss their recent lecture on inflammation and the role it plays in ocular surface diseases at the American Optometric Association’s Optometry’s Meeting in Washington, DC.
ODs must embrace new technologies, says AOA panelDisruptive technology is here to stay, and ODs must embrace it as new technologies continue to be developed and patients are eager to get their hands on them.
Top patient medications and their ocular side effectsODs must take the time to ask patients about current medication use because adverse reactions are more likely in patients who previously had allergic reactions, says Blair Lonsberry, OD, MS, MEd, FAAO, at the American Optometric Association’s Optometry’s Meeting in Washington, DC.
In the pipeline: What’s new and what’s coming in optometry technologyKeeping patients informed on the latest procedures and equipment available to treat their disorders is half the battle, says Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO, at American Optometric Association’s Optometry’s Meeting.
Dara Torres: Don’t put an age limit on your dreamsDara Torres, the oldest and 12-time Olympic medalist, says your dreams shouldn’t have age limits. She addressed attendees of the American Optometric Association at Optometry's Meeting 2017, detailing her Olympic comeback after seven years away from the sport and giving birth.
Top 10 myths of concussion treatmentConcussion patients are in the chairs of optometrists all over the country, but clinicians must know what to look for so they can catch it.