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TBI: More can be done

March 25, 2019
According to the CDC, millions of visits annually to hospital emergency rooms relate to traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) whether from falls, car accidents and intentional or unintentional blows. Tragically, the CDC reports, about 150 people a day die from injuries that include TBIs.

NBEO settles class action in alleged data breach, $3.25 million to affected parties

March 21, 2019
Individuals whose personal information was stored in NBEO databases on or before Nov. 15, 2018, could be eligible for financial relief stemming from an alleged data breach in June 2016. Here’s what you need to know.

Eye exams for Alzheimer’s? How AOA is getting involved

March 21, 2019
Retinal microvasculature may hold clues about neurodegenerative diseases, like Alzheimer’s, opening the possibility that eye exams could further assess brain health one day.

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?  is an ambitious public-private initiative to improve the eye and visual health of the American public.

InfantSEE?  affords a one-time, comprehensive eye assessment at no cost for infants in their first years of life.

VISION 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.

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06

Southern Nevada State Meeting

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11

SNOS Summer CE Dinner

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19

Northern Nevada State Meeting

  Nevada Optometric Association Annual Northern Meeting Friday Apr...

Jun
25

NNOS Summer CE Dinner

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