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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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AOA inducts Loomis as president

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AOA recognizes 2015 Hall of Fame inductees

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The American Optometric Association and Optometry Cares – the AOA Foundation inducted three optometrists into the…
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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…
Stephen Montaquila Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Montaquila: ODs have opportunities with health care reform

July 2, 2015
SEATTLE – The American Optometric Association’s Rethink Eyecare helps illuminate the benefits of including optometric services in health…
Doug Rett

BLOG: Why does retinitis pigmentosa take on a bone-spicule shape?

July 2, 2015
Many of us have patients with retinitis pigmentosa; sometimes they come in with the diagnosis, and sometimes we are the ones who discover the…
AOA inducts Loomis as president Meeting News Coverage

AOA inducts Loomis as president

July 1, 2015
SEATTLE – Steven A. Loomis, OD, assumed the presidency of the American Optometric Association here at Optometry’s MeetingAmong a number…
Agustin Gonzalez Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Gonzalez: Point-of-care testing helps personalize care

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SEATTLE – Agustin L. Gonzalez, OD, made several presentations here at Optometry’s Meeting, one of which discussed point-of-care testing…
AOA recognizes 2015 Hall of Fame inductees Meeting News Coverage

AOA recognizes 2015 Hall of Fame inductees

June 30, 2015
The American Optometric Association and Optometry Cares – the AOA Foundation inducted three optometrists into the 2015 National Optometry Hall…
Mel Friedman Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Carefully supervise patients when using generics

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SEATTLE – Mel Friedman, OD, lectured on three topics here at Optometry’s Meeting, one of which covered  the use of brand vs. generic…
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