The optometrist’s role in diagnosing and treating hypertension

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Partners | <b>American Academy of Optometry</b>

ODs have the rare opportunity to engage as well as educate patients on hypertension.

During the American Academy of Optometry 2021 annual meeting in Boston, Todd Peabody, OD, MBA, FAAO and Richard Meetz, OD, MS, FAAO discuss the optometrist's role in diagnosing and treating hypertension and touch on the unique opportunity doctors of optometry have to see damage to the small blood vessels in the back of the eye, without invasive procedures.