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CAO Third Quarter Newsletter

Senate Gives Final OK to Bill Setting Limits on App-Based Eye Exams for Contact Lens 

  Thursday, June 8, 2017     

WTIC 1080 Ray Dunaway Show: Online Competition For Optometrists 

  Friday, June 2, 2017     

Optometrists Seek to Limit Online Eye Exams 

  Tuesday, May 30, 2017   As Seen on NBC 30 Connecticut 

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 can’t 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.

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