ALOA Convention 2018 | November 2 - 4, 2018
The Hyatt Regency
Birmingham, AL

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Toys and games nice and naughty for vision development

December 13, 2018

Deck your holiday gift lists with toys and games that are not only fun but vision-friendly. Read More >

Study looks at what patients understand about their glaucoma diagnoses

December 12, 2018

A new study underscores the need for better patient education particularly with newer patients, noting that patients with better awareness took a greater number of medications, experienced greater optic nerve cupping and had been treated for a shorter span of time. Read More >

InfantSEE® helps ensure a lifetime of healthy vision

December 11, 2018

InfantSEE® ensures eye care becomes an integral part of infant wellness care and establishes a lifetime of healthy vision. Help support this and other Optometry Cares®—The AOA Foundation programs with your year-end giving. 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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