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Affiliated optometric associations plan for the future

January 18, 2013

In the largest gathering of its kind yet, 177 leaders of state and affiliated optometric associations are convening in St. Louis to identify trends, plan for the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and share ideas for building their associations.

Alyon Wasik, O.D., president of the Armed Forces Optometric Society, suggests partnering with the American Public Health Association for patient education campaigns.

Alyon Wasik, O.D., president of the Armed Forces Optometric Society, suggests partnering with the American Public Health Association for patient education campaigns.

Roger Jordan, O.D. chair of AOA's Federal Relations Advocacy Committee, summarizes the impact of recent federal legislation on care for optometric patients.

Roger Jordan, O.D. chair of AOA’s Federal Relations Advocacy Committee, summarizes the impact of recent federal legislation on care for optometric patients.

Georgia Optometric Association Executive Director Bryan Markowitz takes questions during a breakout session on association membership development.

Georgia Optometric Association Executive Director Bryan Markowitz takes questions during a breakout session on association membership development.

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