Watch the 2020 Virtual Awards Ceremony! Dr. Michael Smith Optometrist of the Year Dr. Julie Metzger Aubuchon Clifford C. Leadingham Award Dr. Jordan Davidson KOA Student Advocacy Award Dr. Rachel Fitzgerald Young Optometrist of the Year Sally Levy Paraoptometric of the Year [...]
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More than 30 million Americans have diabetes and another 84 million have prediabetes and are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). In addition, diabetes is the leading cause of new cases of blindness among adults. As prevalent as the condition is, 79 percent of Americans don't [...]
The Administrative Review Regulation Subcommittee met today and approved the HB1 Regulation that establishes requirements relating to controlled substances in the practice of optometry. To review the changes/additions to the Optometry Regulations click on the links below. Application for Licensure/Endorsement: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/kar/201/005/010reg.htm Annual Courses of Study Required: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/kar/201/005/030reg.htm Controlled Substances: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/kar/201/005/130reg.htm
How tilted optic discs may affect myopic eyes Excerpted from page 53 of the January/February 2017 edition of AOA Focus. This study will influence the way we interpret data for potential optic nerve head disease, glaucoma being one of them. The occurrence of tilted optic discs appears in about 1 to 2 percent of the [...]