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Bill Regulating Online Eye Exam for Contact Lens Clears the House 

Friday, May 12, 2017
The House of Representatives on Thursday unanimously passed a bill that would set limits on the use of new technology to issue or refill a contact lens prescription.

Connecticut Optometrists Seek to Limit Online Eye Exams 

Saturday, April 8, 2017
Some optometrists are pushing back against new technology that allows consumers to get prescriptions for contact lenses and glasses with the click of a keyboard and a smartphone.

Connecticut eye doctors worry about new apps, ocular telemedicine  

Thursday, March 2, 2017
Technology is great when it comes to the practice of medicine, but a group of eye doctors is warning that new phone and online applications canít deliver on their promise to examine the eye.

CAO's Leadership Testifies 

Friday, February 17, 2017
CAO Leadership testify before the Public Health Committee in support of HB 6012, AAC Consumer Protection in Health Care

VOSH-CT has another successful mission 

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
VOSH-CT held its sixteenth annual eye care clinic in San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua on January 7-14, 2017, seeing a total of 4,488 patients. View the video.

VP Erin McCleary Featured in HBJ 

Monday, August 24, 2015
New Telemedicine Technology Aims to Disrupt Eye Exam Business

New telemedicine technology aims to disrupt eye exam business 

Monday, August 24, 2015
CAO Vice President Dr. Erin McCleary worries that a new online vision test will hurt both optometry practices and patients' eye health.

Don Higgins, OD discussed dry eye on NBC 30 

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Dry eyes and winter weather can go hand in hand.

CAO Member Interviewed on Better Connecticut 

Thursday, September 18, 2014
Dr. Melissa Lambright of Sight in West Hartford was interviewed by Better Connecticut on Vision Therapy.

AOA president Stands up for ODs and Patients at Senate Hearing 

Friday, August 1, 2014
AOA President David A. Cockrell, O.D., voiced the concerns of optometrists and their patients at a contentious U.S. Senate hearing on July 30.

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