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Don't leave patients in the dark about night driving

October 17, 2019

Daylight saving time ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 3. According to the National Safety Council, Americans do only one quarter of their driving at night, yet 50% of traffic deaths occur then. Read More >

Sorry, chocoholics, dark chocolate doesn’t improve eyesight

October 17, 2019

Contrary to popular headlines, dark chocolate doesn’t seem to increase visual acuity, contrast sensitivity or retinal perfusion as compared with milk chocolate, a new study finds. Read More >

How to craft a clickable job posting

October 17, 2019

Optometry’s Career Center connects employers and seekers nationwide—with perks for AOA members. Read More >

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POA Board of Directors Meeting

November 9, 2019

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2019 POA Fall Educational Event

November 10, 2019

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