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2014 News Releases
Dale Fajardo Appointed Vice President for Education 12/18/2014
Top-Selling Eye Vitamins Found Not to Match Scientific Evidence 12/09/2014
Toy Bow and Arrows Prompt Eye Injury Warning 11/25/2014
Diabetes and Eyes: What People Don’t Know Could Leave Them Blind 11/05/2014
Iris Implant Surgery to Change Eye Color Can Be Dangerous, American Academy of Ophthalmology Warns 10/31/2014
Academy Launches New Patient Education Materials to Meet Health Literacy Standards 10/20/2014
3-D Printed Facial Prosthesis Offers New Hope for Eye Cancer Patients Following Surgery 10/20/2014
iPad Screenings Effective for Detecting Early Signs of Glaucoma in Underserved, High-Risk Populations 10/20/2014
Research Reveals Likelihood and Onset of Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosis Among Patients with Inflammatory Eye Disease 10/19/2014
Academy Announces Key Milestones for Ocular Disease Database, a National Quality of Care Initiative 10/19/2014
Tear Duct Implant Effective at Reducing Pain and Inflammation in Cataract Surgery Patients 10/19/2014
Smartphone Approach for Examining Progression of Diabetic Eye Disease Offers Comparable Results to Traditional Method 10/18/2014
Could Reading Glasses Soon Be a Thing of the Past? 10/18/2014
iPhones for Eye Health: Capturing Ocular Images in Difficult-to-Photograph Patients 10/18/2014
Heroes of Vision: Ophthalmologists Honored for Fighting Blindness in Low-Resource Communities Around the Globe 10/02/2014
Global Blindness Infographic 10/02/2014
Four Frightening Ways Costume Contact Lenses Can Ruin Your Vision 10/01/2014
American Academy of Ophthalmology’s Annual Meeting To Showcase Latest in Eye Care Research, Technology, Clinical Education and Legislation 09/17/2014
Are My Eyes Changing Because I’m Just Getting Older? When Should I See an Eye Doctor? 09/09/2014
Genetic Test for Congenital Cataracts Effective for Diagnosis of Rare Diseases Linked to Childhood Blindness 08/21/2014
Contact Lens Infection FDA Workshop September 12 08/18/2014
Six Smart Things College Students Should Do for Their Eyes 07/28/2014
American Academy of Ophthalmology to Develop Knights Templar Eye Foundation Pediatric Ophthalmology Education Center 07/17/2014
Depression in Age-Related Macular Degeneration Patients with Low Vision Can be Halved by Integrated Therapies 07/09/2014
Technology and Tools Can Help Seniors with Low Vision Maintain Their Independence 07/07/2014
American Academy of Ophthalmology Reiterates Position that Marijuana is Not Proven Treatment for Glaucoma 06/27/2014
Increased nearsightedness linked to years in school, education level 06/26/2014
The American Academy of Ophthalmology Issues Tips to Ensure Safe Celebrations on the Fourth of July 06/12/2014
Fireworks Injuries Infographic 06/12/2014
American Academy of Ophthalmology’s IRIS Registry Recognized by CMS as an Approved Vehicle for Enhanced Federal Quality Reporting 06/09/2014
The American Academy of Ophthalmology Offers Guidance to Help Improve Public Understanding of Cataracts 06/03/2014
Some High Blood Pressure Drugs May be Associated with Increased Risk of Vision-Threatening Disease 05/28/2014
American Academy of Ophthalmology Urges Sight-Saving Habits for Older Adults to Help Maintain Independence 05/22/2014
Most Americans Unaware that Common Drugs, Light Colored Eyes Can Increase Vulnerability to UV-Related Eye Disease 04/29/2014
Sun Smart UV Safety Infographic 04/29/2014
American Academy of Ophthalmology Appoints Charles P. Wilkinson Chair of EyeCare America 04/29/2014
American Academy of Ophthalmology Honors Eight Members of Congress for Their Dedication to Healthy Vision 04/29/2014
American Academy of Ophthalmology Issues Statement on Release of Medicare Physician Pay Data 04/09/2014
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and the American Academy of Ophthalmology Advise That Alpha-blockers Can Complicate Cataract Surgery 04/07/2014
Caucasian Boys Show Highest Prevalence of Color Blindness Among Preschoolers 04/03/2014
Richard L. Abbott, M.D., Honored at World Ophthalmology Conference 04/02/2014
American Academy of Ophthalmology Issues Statement of Opposition to Congress' Short-Term Reprieve from Medicare Pay Cut 03/31/2014
Sports-Related Eye Injuries Blind Thousands of People Each Year 03/31/2014
Sports eye injuries infographic 03/31/2014
American Academy of Ophthalmology Announces Official Launch of IRIS Registry 03/25/2014
Physical Activity and Occasional Drinking Found to be Associated with Decrease in Vision Impairment Risk 03/19/2014
Forty Percent of Job-Related Eye Injuries Occur in Growing Fields of Manufacturing, Construction and Mining 02/27/2014
Workplace Eye Injuries 2014 Infographic 02/27/2014
American Academy of Ophthalmology Urges Practices to Prepare for ICD-10 Implementation as Testing Week Approaches 02/27/2014
Long-term Daily Multivitamin Supplement Use Decreases Cataract Risk in Men 02/20/2014
Ophthalmologists Advise that Quick Medical Help, Hygiene Essential to Treating, Preventing the Spread of Contagious Pink Eye 02/13/2014
American Academy of Ophthalmology Issues Statement of Support for SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Modernization Act of 2014 02/13/2014
Blindness Due to Age-Related Macular Degeneration Should Not be Considered an Inevitability 02/06/2014
Nationally-Recognized Glaucoma Specialist, Gregory L. Skuta, M.D., Begins Term as President of the American Academy of Ophthalmology 01/30/2014
Probability of Blindness From Glaucoma Has Nearly Halved 01/21/2014
Early Detection Key to Slowing Progression of Glaucoma 01/09/2014
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