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‘High sight’ impairs contrast sensitivity, visual acuity

New study details the adverse effects on certain visual functions immediately following marijuana use.

Feds accelerate COVID-19 vaccination pace, AOA offers vaccinators’ webinar

U.S. health authorities spur next phase of COVID-19 vaccination rollout, dramatically expanding supply and administration sites, as optometry explores going from vaccinated to vaccinator.

President Biden extends AOA-, AOSA-backed federal student loan relief through September

With a stroke of a pen, new President Joe Biden extended the moratorium on repayment of federal student loans through Sept. 30, 2021. With the average optometry student’s loan debt at graduation being close to $200,000, the AOA and the American Optometric Student Association (AOSA) are working to ensure concerns of students and doctors of optometry are front and center.

February 5 - 7, 2021
MOA Virtual Winter Seminar
Virtual
February 12 - 13, 2021
Third Party Practice Management Seminar OOPA
Portland, Oregon

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