5 tips to keep your exams on track Have you ever sat in the exam room with a patient and felt like the exam had gotten away from you? What if you examined Santa Claus? T’was the night before Christmas, and all through the towns, not an optometrist was stirring—not even an online retailer promising glasses at low cost. 10 least eye-healthy cities in the United States September 22, 2016 By Jolie Higazi As a continuation of the VSP eye health index for 2016, here are the 10 least eye-healthy cities in the United States. Why Trump and Clinton will be terrible patients August 16, 2016 By Jolie Higazi Learn why presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton would both be difficult eye patients. Eyecare community raises red flags over Opternative Online refraction is officially here with the last week’s launch of Opternative, a company offering its online vision test to the public for the first time. Think About Your Eyes thrives with industry support December 16, 2014 By Colleen E. McCarthy A year and a half after the Think About Your Eyes campaign launched to bring attention to the need for regular eye exams, the campaign is seeing results thanks to support from industry partners. Eye exam smartphone adapter aims to increase eye care access around the world The team behind a smartphone lens adapter and app—which allows users to conduct extensive eye exams on patients—has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise money for the new invention, according to Mashable. Eye exams should be part of back-to-school routine Children across the country will be heading back to school over the next month, so make sure your patients are making a comprehensive eye exam a part of their children’s back-to-school routine.