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

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California officials crack down on advertising, other violations by nationwide optical chain

February 14, 2019

The AOA is monitoring the outcome of 21 citations filed against a national chain of optical stores levied in 2018 by the California State Board of Optometry. Read More >

The lowdown on vision rehabilitation

February 14, 2019

Doctors of optometry are key to the proper examination and diagnosis of vision impairments, leading to prescribed treatment prior to outcomes. AOA will participate in a Facebook Live Event on Feb. 22 with National Eye Institute. Read More >

Pressure’s on: Understanding hypertensive guidelines

February 12, 2019

One in 3 U.S. adults are hypertensive but nearly half do nothing to control it. What do hypertension guidelines say and how does optometry manage patients at critical values? 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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