ALOA Convention 2019 | November 8-10, 2019
The Hyatt Regency
Birmingham, AL

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Think About Your Eyes’ data shows eye care message received

June 24, 2019

The national campaign bringing awareness to the importance of annual, comprehensive eye care reports significant 2018 campaign numbers and beyond during AOA House of Delegates at Optometry’s Meeting®. Read More >

New 2019-2020 AOA officers and trustees take oath of office

June 23, 2019

New AOA President Barbara L. Horn, O.D., of South Carolina, and other members of the AOA’s Board of Trustees were sworn into office Saturday, June 22, after elections during Optometry's Meeting® 2019 in St. Louis. Read More >

Optometry’s Meeting®: AOA Congress convenes, students crown champion

June 20, 2019

Don’t miss out on what’s happening from the profession’s premier meeting, including the latest news from AOA Congress, the Student Bowl crowns a champion and more. Read More >

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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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FUTURE CONVENTION DATES

2019 November 8-10; Birmingham Hyatt Regency

2020 October 2-4; Birmingham Hyatt Regency

2021 October 1-3; Birmingham Hyatt Regency


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ALOA Annual Convention

November 8, 2019

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