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Patients, doctors come out ahead in states’ vision plan fights

March 22, 2018

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Evidence-based guidance that doctors of optometry need to know

March 20, 2018

Optometry’s Meeting® CE translates AOA’s pediatric, diabetes guidelines into practice. Read More >

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ALOA Paraoptometric Technician Course

March 31, 2018

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ALOA Summer Conference 2018

July 13, 2018

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