Optometrist

Study takes a closer look at falling risks

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While it is clear that poor vision increases the risk of falling, improved vision might also increase this risk, a new study suggests.

Nursing home optometrist gets 33-month sentence for overbilling

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An optometrist who served Georgia nursing homes faces a 33-month prison sentence for defrauding Medicare.

Nursing home optometrist faces False Claims suit alleging excessive, unreasonable eye exams

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An optometrist in Kentucky defrauded Medicare and Medicaid by filing claims for nursing home care that was unnecessary or not provided, alleges a False Claims Act lawsuit recently brought by the federal government.