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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.

    News, Quick Links & More!

    The RIOA CE Committee hopes to see you  on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 for its Autumn 2014 Continuing Education Program at Harbor Lights Marina & Country Club!

    Click here for more details.

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