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Face time: AOA on Capitol Hill is an opportunity for optometric persuasion on policy

April 16, 2018

There’s still time to register to be a part of optometry’s largest annual advocacy event and the centerpiece of the profession’s national efforts. Read More >

Close encounter: Delivering medication to the surface of the eye

April 13, 2018

Study: Ocular inserts may someday offer potential new treatment tool for eye doctors. Read More >

Doctors step up and tell FTC to abandon contact lens paperwork proposal

April 12, 2018

Doctors of optometry and advocates have maintained a relentless national effort to change the tide and urge the FTC to make patient safety a priority and focus regulatory efforts on cracking down on illegal contact lens sales. Read More >

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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

The Henderson ResortRead more >

ALOA Convention 2018

November 2, 2018

The Hyatt RegencyRead more >