ALOA Convention 2020 | October 2-4, 2020
The Hyatt Regency
Birmingham, AL

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3 can’t-miss CE opportunities at Optometry’s Meeting® 2020

January 21, 2020

Open the 2020 CE catalog today to see all five days of industry-best CE that Optometry’s Meeting has to offer in National Harbor, Maryland/Washington, D.C., June 24-28. Read More >

AOAExcel® GPO to add additional optical products to help AOA members compete

January 16, 2020

GPO members already enjoy significant savings on everyday business and practice needs, but soon those discounts will include additional optical products, such as contact lenses, frames and lens materials. Read More >

AOA uncovering, fighting back against plans’ abuses

January 16, 2020

Insurers’ business practices are limiting doctors’ ability to provide care, and the AOA is taking action to hold them accountable. Read More >

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The ALOA's mission is to advance the profession of optometry through education, professional development and public policy advocacy. The ALOA is the only voice that speaks for optometry in Alabama and the only force that works to ensure that optometrists can provide primary eye care services.

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SUPPORT INCREASED ACCESS TO EYE CARE IN ALABAMA

Senate Bill 114, by Senator Tom Whatley, has been introduced in the Alabama Legislature.  Doctors of Optometry, who practice in almost every county of the state, enable Alabamians to have local access to safe, quality primary eye health care. Optometrists are doctoral level health care providers just like dentists, podiatrists and physicians. The bill would expand the types of procedures that optometrists can perform.  Passage of this bill would allow patients to receive these procedures close to home by the doctor of their choice. These procedures would be performed in the office and would not require general anesthesia.  

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