News Analysis

How and Why to Get Behind Health Exchanges

It took more than two decades for optometrists to achieve drug prescribing rights. Now, ODs face another challenge: not getting shut out of Obamacare.
02/15/2013

Will the Sunshine Act Shine a Bright Light or Cast a Dim Shadow?

From invasion-of-privacy issues to the benefits of greater transparency, sweeping changes may result from this new federal regulation.
01/15/2013

The High Cost of Poor Vision

The United States spends more than $50 billion a year on vision problems—and the prevalence and the costs to care for these conditions are rising fast. What can be done?
01/17/2008

SHould This Child Have an Eye Exam?

A debate is raging whether children’s vision exams are necessary or affordable as a mandated public health policy.
03/15/2002

Optometry Under Fire

Because the profession has gained so much, does organized medicine have optometry in its sights?
01/14/2002

Optometry School Applications Drop 25%

It follows a trend similar to all other schools for the health professions.
08/16/2001

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