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The practice of optometry in the state of Alabama is governed at its core by the Optometry Practices Act. This legislation defines regulations, requirements, and scope of practice for optometry in Alabama. The ALOA maintains a copy of this law available online in its entirety.

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ALOA Summer Conference 2018

July 13, 2018

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ALOA Convention 2018

November 2, 2018

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