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Optometrists: Doctors on the Frontline
of Eye and Vision Care

Doctors of optometry (ODs) are the primary health care professionals for the eye. Optometrists examine, diagnose, treat, and manage diseases, injuries, and disorders of the visual system, the eye, and associated structures as well as identify related systemic conditions affecting the eye.

Public Health

Community Health Centers – partnering with the National Association of Community Health Centers, the AOA is working to improve access to center eye and vision care services.

InfantSEE®InfantSEE® – affords a one-time, comprehensive eye assessment at no cost for infants in their first years of life.

Vision USAVISION USA – helps low-income, uninsured people and their families by providing basic eye health and vision care services free of charge.

Optometric Disaster Relief Fund – offers optometrists financial assistance for damages incurred from natural disasters.

What's NEW

2017 ALOA Convention

2017 Industry Partnership Brochure

ALOA 2017 Events

February 18    Level 1 Tech Course

Birmingham - VisionAmerica

March 25     Level 2 Tech Course

Birmingham - VisionAmerica

April 22     Level 3 Tech Course

Birmingham - VisionAmerica

July 21-22  Summer Conference

The Henderson Resort, Destin, Florida

November 3-5   ALOA Convention

The Hyatt Regency, Birmingham


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