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5-9-2019  

CA ODs say restoring Medi-Cal eyeglasses benefit will save lives

4-22-2019  

Optometry is a Family Business for California Optometric Association's New President

2-13-2019

 

California Optometric Association-Led Effort Helps Diabetes Patients Connect with Critical Health Care

2018    
     
8-27-2018  

Media Advisory: Free Comprehensive Eye Exams and Glasses Available to Persons in Need in Clearlake Community

8-27-2018

 

 

New Report: Medi-Cal Health Plans Show Improvement in Diabetes Care

7-18-2018

 

 

California Optometric Association Supports Campaign to Defeat Corporate Attack on Profession of Optometry and its Patients

6-22-2018

 

 

Silicon Valley eye doctor named Optometrist of the year by American Optometric Association

6-6-2018

 

California Optometric Association Applauds Dr. Ed Hernandez's Election Night Victory

5-9-2018

 

California Optometrists Caution Patients About Unapproved,
Online ‘Vision Tests’ After FDA Warning

3-21-2018

 

Silicon Valley Eye Doctor Named Optometrist of the Year by California Optometric Association

2-14-2018

 

Asm. Autumn Burke & Optometrists Partner for Students’ Vision, Success

1-10-2018

 

California Optometric Association Statement on 2018-19 State Budget Release

2017    
     
10-09-2017  

California Optometric Association Champions Bill to Expand Optometric Practice in California

10-09-2017  

California Eye Doctor Named Western States Optometrist of the Year - Dr. Robert (Bob) Theaker

10-09-2017  

COA Past President Dr. Harue Marsden Honored with Great Western Council of Optometry's Lifetime Achievement Award

7-10-2017  

Key Senate Committee Votes to Improve Access to Crucial Care

5-11-2017  

California Optometric Association Statement on Governor’s May Revision

4-25-2017  

Assembly Committee Moves AB 443 Forward to Improve Access to Eye Care, Health Opportunity 

2-15-2017   Vision West Ongoing Financial Support to the California Optometric Association tops $12.4 million
1-10-2017
 
  California Optometric Association Statement on 2017-18 State Budget Release

2016

   
     

3-24-2016

  Stevin Minie,OD Inaugurated as President of the California Optometric Association

3-24-2016

  Local Optometrist Elected COA President-Elect - Dr. Steven Sage Hider

3-24-2016

  Local Optometrist Elected COA Secretary-Treasurer - Dr. Ron Seger

3-24-2016

  COA Elects New Trustee to Board - Dr. Amanda Dexter

3-24-2016

  COA Elects New Trustee to Board - Dr. Ida Chung

2015

   
     
9-3-2015   COA, lawmakers reach agreement to ensure safe, impartial care for patients
5-22-2015   SB 622 continues through legislature with California Senate approval

5-18-2015

  Senate Appropriations Committee approves SB 622 to help CA’s doctor shortage measure

2013

   
     
7-11-2013   Dr. Fred Dubick named AOA Advocate of the Year
2-4-2013   Dr. Fred Dubick to be inaugurated as California Optometric Association President
     
2012
 
 
 
     
8-21-2012   COA’s Monterey Symposium to offer key optometry skills
8-16-2012   Dr. Fred Dubick appointed to the State Board of Optometry
6-29-2012
 
4-4-2012
 
2-13-2012
 
 1-23-2012
 
1-19-2012
 
 
 
 
2011
 
 
 
     
9-2-2011
 
9-1-2011
 
8-18-2011
 
7-27-2011
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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