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Help patients’ summers go swimmingly

May 21, 2019

The CDC’s Healthy and Safe Swimming Week, May 20-26, reminds Americans how to prevent illness and injury during this summer pastime. Here’s how doctors of optometry can reinforce eye safety. Read More >

How good doctors compete with bad companies

May 21, 2019

Well intentioned as some may be, some new technologies threaten to create barriers and delay timely patient care and disrupt the doctor-patient relationship. Learn how to improve your practice to compete in the future. Read More >

Ounce of prevention when facing gallons of trouble

May 20, 2019

“Average” hurricane season predictions shouldn’t be overlooked—up to four major hurricanes could threaten the U.S. this year. Here’s how coastal doctors of optometry can prepare now. 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 Board of Directors Meeting

November 9, 2019

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POA One-Day CE Seminar

November 10, 2019

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