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In addition to safeguarding our hard-won physician status, the AOA is pressing Federal agencies to take action against companies offering dangerous online vision tests and building support in Congress for bills to outlaw abusive policy of vision plans and to crackdown on Internet contact lens sellers.

Carving a career track with student loan debt

Current generations are graduating with the highest student loan debt burdens ever, but there are ways to structure that debt to make room for your dream career. Read more >

MAY 9, 2018

CMS: Texting PHI among health care providers OK with caveats

Attend upcoming HIPAA webinar on violations, fines Read more >

MAY 23, 2018

Help patients see the benefits of unplugging

Doctors of optometry can advise Americans on how to preserve their vision from overexposure to digital devices. Read more >

MAY 23, 2018

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