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

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CDC: U.S. coronavirus spread expected, ‘disruption may be severe’

February 26, 2020

COVID-19 expected to spread in U.S. Here’s what doctors of optometry need to know to protect themselves and patients. Read More >

Before patients hit the beach, make sure they know what’s lurking in the water

February 26, 2020

Spring break is closer than it seems—take this opportunity to remind patients of healthy contact lens hygiene habits and other eye health considerations. Read More >

2,020 at #OM2020: AOA+ wants you in Washington

February 26, 2020

This is where it all begins—AOA+ at Optometry’s Meeting® 2020 is the student and new grad experience that engages our profession’s future leaders. Learn about grant opportunities to attend. Read More >

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SUPPORT INCREASED ACCESS TO EYE CARE IN ALABAMA

Senate Bill 114, by Senator Tom Whatley, has been introduced in the Alabama Legislature.  Doctors of Optometry, who practice in almost every county of the state, enable Alabamians to have local access to safe, quality primary eye health care. Optometrists are doctoral level health care providers just like dentists, podiatrists and physicians. The bill would expand the types of procedures that optometrists can perform.  Passage of this bill would allow patients to receive these procedures close to home by the doctor of their choice. These procedures would be performed in the office and would not require general anesthesia.  

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FUTURE CONVENTION DATES

2019 November 8-10; Birmingham Hyatt Regency

2020 October 2-4; Birmingham Hyatt Regency

2021 October 1-3; Birmingham Hyatt Regency


Calendar of Events

ALOA Paraoptometric Technician Course

March 28, 2020

VisionAmerica, Birmingham, AlabamaRead more >

Optometry Day at the Legislature 2020

April 14, 2020

RSA Plaza Terrace (6th Floor)Read more >