Grant Funding Opportunity: Assistance to Firefighters Grants

Application Deadline: Oct. 26, 2018; Total Grant Funds Available: $315 million Original Source

Reading corneal signs

Three eye disorders you didn’t expect to find until they arrived. Original Source

Eyes on Alzheimer’s

Doctors of optometry have an important role to play in the prevention and early detection of the ocular and visual…

Missouri Department of Revenue Updating the State’s Tax Tables

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NBB, ASA Ask President Trump to Support Biodiesel Producers, Soy Farmers

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Paul Winters  202-737-8801 pwinters@biodiesel.org WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) and the American…

Missing: Thomas Rettew (MO)

Thomas Rettew, Age Now: 23, Missing: 09/01/2002. Missing From ALTON, MO. ANYONE HAVING INFORMATION SHOULD CONTACT: Salem Police Department (Arkansas)…

Coding changes to know before Oct. 1

For the complete list of changes, be sure to purchase the 2019 Codes for Optometry manual. However, it’s important to note that you…

Coding changes to know before Oct. 1

For the complete list of changes, be sure to purchase the 2019 Codes for Optometry manual. However, it’s important to note that you…

Study looks at potential of suppressing ocular cancer in children

Retinoblastoma (RB) affects 1 in every 20,000 children in this country, primarily around the age of 5. Original Source

Doctors of optometry are members of post-concussion team

Every day in the U.S., Americans sustain concussions from falls, traffic accidents and assaults that send thousands to emergency rooms.…

'Next Gen Scientists for Biodiesel' Program Selects Two New Leaders

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Jenna Higgins Rose  573-808-0815 JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Shyam Paudel’s interest in energy comes from deep…

A profession of their own

In 1978, optometric staff and doctors breathed purpose into a disparate group of office workers, assistants and technicians and defined…

Missouri Capitol Police’s new uniforms evident during this week’s legislative session

Capitol Police had also changed the look of their vehicles’ graphics the week General Assembly adjourned in May Original Source

Hurricane Florence makes landfall, doctors prepare for worst

Mandatory evacuations along the Carolinas’ shoreline took effect this week. Help support colleagues effected by Hurricane Florence. Original Source

Department of Revenue Director Joel Walters presents at Governor’s Conference on Economic Development

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4 coding conundrums clarified

The AOA’s Coding Experts offer answers to frequently asked questions. Original Source

4 coding conundrums clarified

The AOA’s Coding Experts offer answers to frequently asked questions. Original Source

Department of Revenue Director Joel Walters issues statement on Missouri receiving REAL ID grace period

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National Association Celebrates 10 Years in Green Building

NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Samantha Turner  573-635-3893 sturner@biodiesel.org (Jefferson City, MO) – On Monday, September 10th, the National Biodiesel Board…

4 ways AOA’s evidence-based guidelines support optometry

Make the most of AOA’s new guidelines on diabetes, adult and pediatric exams. Original Source

4 ways AOA’s evidence-based guidelines support optometry

Make the most of AOA’s new guidelines on diabetes, adult and pediatric exams. Original Source

Department of Revenue staff attend American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators Annual International Conference

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Physical activity may lessen glaucoma risk

Physical activity, even just the bare minimum, may lessen glaucoma risk and its threat of vision loss. Original Source

Over 120 to participate Saturday in second annual State Fire Marshal’s 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

Last year’s event commemorating firefighters killed on 9/11 raised over $10,000 for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, which supports firefighters’…

$65,500 in grants go to children’s vision projects

Doctors and communities collaborate to meet the needs of underserved children Original Source

The ABCs of MGD

An online survey showed only 30% of doctors of optometry routinely expressed the Meibomian gland during comprehensive eye examinations. Original…

4 practice tips when disaster strikes

Buildings can be repaired and rebuilt, but lost records can be just as disastrous. Original Source

AOA members remember Sen. John McCain as an advocate for veterans’ eye and vision care

Arizona senator’s legacy to be celebrated by nation during upcoming ceremonies. Original Source

4 practice tips when disaster strikes

Buildings can be repaired and rebuilt, but lost records can be just as disastrous. Original Source

When T-cells go bad

Autoimmune response may drive glaucoma-related vision loss, study claims. Original Source