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DOC Access Act fights harmful vision plan abuses

July 17, 2019

H.R. 3762, the Dental and Optometric Care Access Act, seeks to improve health care coverage under vision and dental plans, restoring patients’ and doctors’ control over important care decisions. Read More >

Looking ahead

July 17, 2019

Only united under our common cause will optometry be recognized for the future-focused role in American health care. Read More >

By association: Statins, cholesterol and glaucoma risk

July 16, 2019

A new study shows statin use may be associated with lower POAG risk, while conversely, higher serum cholesterol levels may increase risk. Read More >

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Health Check: Putting the focus on contact Lenses

June 7, 2016

The summer is a good time for parents to discuss the option of contact lenses with their kids Read More >

Gadget Dilemma: Digital Eye Strain

September 8, 2015

Step into any classroom and it's clear to see that technology has taken over. Read More >

All about your eyes: School performance related to vision

September 1, 2015

As the end of summer vacation approaches, parents and students have back-to-school in mind. One of the most important ways to ensure a successful school year is to make your children’s sight a priority. Read More >

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The Pennsylvania Optometric Association is the professional organization for Doctors of Optometry in Pennsylvania.

An affiliate of the American Optometric Association, the POA promotes the highest quality eye and vision care by optometrists, represents optometry to state government, provides its members with post-graduate education and membership benefits, and conducts activities in the interest of the visual welfare of the public.

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POA's Newsletter: the Keystoner

The Keystoner is published in an electronic format six times a year. It is generally distributed the first week of the first month in a combined edition (i.e., January/February issue is generally distributed the first week of January.)

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POA Board of Directors Meeting

November 9, 2019

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Pittsburgh - CranberryRead more >

2019 POA Fall Educational Event

November 10, 2019

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