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AOA takes positions on telehealth, CE, NASEM report

June 28, 2017

WASHINGTON – The American Optometric Association’s House of Delegates adopted 12 resolutions here at Optometry’s Meeting.

The delegates endorsed a statement on eye and vision telehealth services that was approved by the AOA Board of Trustees in February. It specifies that “the standard of care must remain the same regardless of whether” the services are provided in person or remotely and that telehealth services cannot “replace an in-person comprehensive eye examination provided by an eye doctor.”

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ACP: Supreme Court permitting parts of travel ban ‘creates uncertainty’

June 28, 2017
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ACP: Postponed vote confirms flaws of the Senate health care act

June 28, 2017
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Quantel launches SubCyclo laser procedure for glaucoma

June 28, 2017
Quantel Medical is launching its SubCyclo laser procedure for glaucoma at the World Glaucoma Congress in Helsinki, Finland, according to a company press release…
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Ocular Surface Diseases, Disorders, & DysfunctionsTM: Volume 2, Number 2

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Shire.

Maintenance of the health of the ocular surface is complex due to numerous potential challenges, including dry eye…
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