ALOA Convention 2020 | October 2-4, 2020
The Hyatt Regency
Birmingham, AL

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The Alabama Optometric Association is here to assist you in these difficult times.  We will gather as many resources as we can to assist you in making decisions related to COVID-19.  We encourage you to visit the AOA's COVID-19 website for excellent practice resources and the latest information about relief efforts coming out of Washington. 

Alabama Board of Optometry Guidance on COVID-19 (Updated April 28)

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ALOA Annual Convention

October 2, 2020

Hyatt Regency BirminghamRead more >