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Optometrists: Doctors on the Frontline
of Eye and Vision Care

Doctors of Optometry

Doctors of optometry (ODs) are the primary health care professionals for the eye. Optometrists examine, diagnose, treat, and manage diseases, injuries, and disorders of the visual system, the eye, and associated structures as well as identify related systemic conditions affecting the eye.

Public Health

Community Health Centers – partnering with the National Association of Community Health Centers, the AOA is working to improve access to center eye and vision care services.

Healthy Eyes Healthy People®Healthy Eyes Healthy People® – Healthy Eyes Healthy People® is an ambitious public-private initiative to improve the eye and visual health of the American public.

InfantSEE®InfantSEE® – affords a one-time, comprehensive eye assessment at no cost for infants in their first years of life.

Vision USAVISION USA – helps low-income, uninsured people and their families by providing basic eye health and vision care services free of charge.

Optometric Disaster Relief Fund – offers optometrists financial assistance for damages incurred from natural disasters.

Upcoming Meetings

IOP Congress

2014 IOP Annual Congress

Our IOP Annual Congress will be back in Boise at The Boise Centre this Fall. Save the Dates of September 25-27 and plan on attending 19 hours of education for the doctors and 13 hours of paraoptometric CE in the beautiful “City of Trees”.

Doctors Jay Haynie, Matthew Lampa and Carlo Pelino are scheduled to provide first class optometric education. The courses will cover contact lenses to medical optometry and most everything in between.

Lynn Lawrence will be the key note speaker for the paraoptometrics. He will be joined by other lecturers, so make sure your ancillary ophthalmic staff hear about this opportunity.

For preview information, dial (208) 461-0001 or write Randy Andregg, OD, IOP Exec. Dir. at randregg7@frontier.com

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