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AOA board predicts future of optometry, outlines its involvement

July 3, 2015

SEATTLE – Optometry’s Meeting attendees had a unique opportunity to present questions directly to the entire American Optometric Association Board of Trustees and hear the board’s stance on issues ranging from the future of private practice to the Affordable Care Act to the profession’s demographic shift.

AOA President Steven A. Loomis, OD, then president-elect, addressed a question on the future of private independent optometry from an attendee at the session, “A Conversation With the AOA Board.”

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