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The Academy is closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure we bring the latest information on optometric care and safety for practitioners and the general public.
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November 3-6, 2021
Boston, Massachusetts

News & Announcements

The Academy office will be closed on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27 in observance of Thanksgiving holiday. We will resume normal business hours on Monday, November 30. 

Membership Update on COVID-19

As the Academy continues to move forward with its important work during this public health crisis, COVID-19, we believe it is imperative for our members, colleagues, students as well as their families and patients to be informed.

The Academy has launched the My COVID-Hub as a resource for optometric practitioners and the general public with research summaries, the latest updates, information from our industry partners and more. Read more...
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