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Kentucky Attorney General Announces Settlement with Warby Parker After Concerns Raised by the KOA!

Attorney General Russell Coleman announced this week a settlement by Kentucky with Warby Parker over its Virtual Vision Test. The Virtual Vision Test was launched in July 2021. The KOA immediately requested prompt investigation and enforcement of the test, because it failed to comply with Kentucky's Consumer Protection in Eye Care Act. The settlement requires [...]

Kentucky Attorney General Announces Settlement with Warby Parker After Concerns Raised by the KOA!2024-05-23T13:44:28-04:00

2024 KOA Legislative Updates

The 2024 General Legislative Session concluded on April 15th. As we have shared before, there were several issues and pieces of legislation that the KOA closely tracked. One particular issue was resolved on the final legislative day - never a dull moment! Please see the summary below of the most pertinent issues impacting optometry - [...]

2024 KOA Legislative Updates2024-05-23T13:46:41-04:00

2024 KOA Awards Recipients

Jim Leadingham, O.D. Darlene W. Eakin Visionary Leadership Award TeShawna Sutton, O.D. OD of the Year Alex Compton, O.D. Young OD of the Year Mark Owens, O.D. Clifford C. Leadingham Award Woodie Moulton Friend of Vision Award Eugenia Senters Paraoptometric of the Year

2024 KOA Awards Recipients2024-04-24T10:26:15-04:00

Dr. Wartman Articles

KOA Members, We are pleased to offer an additional membership benefit - the KOA has partnered with Dr. Rebecca Wartman to assist with third-party issues. The KOA and our leadership committees will continue to assist members as always, yet we recognize there is no such thing as too much help! Dr. Wartman is the third-party [...]

Dr. Wartman Articles2024-05-22T11:21:52-04:00

KOA One Stop Newsletters

December 29, 2023:  Look ahead to 2024 Legislative Session! Save the Date: Optometry Day in Frankfort! Membership Dues Renewal Reminder! December 22, 2023:  Happy Holidays! AOA Business Card Benefits! Advocacy Alert: Tell Congress to Stop Medicare Cuts!  December 15, 2023:  Busy Week at the KOA! Member Benefit: Help Avoid OD Burnout! Congrats Dr. [...]

KOA One Stop Newsletters2024-05-22T11:50:35-04:00

2021 KOA Awards Recipients

Dr. Karoline Munson Optometrist of the Year Dr. Daniel Bowersox Clifford C. Leadingham Award Dr. Joseph Hammond Young Optometrist of the Year Jerry O’Neill Paraoptometric of the Year

2021 KOA Awards Recipients2022-04-27T13:49:49-04:00

2021 Legislative Updates

2021 Legislative Update: Drivers Vision Testing - Signed by Governor Beshear! House Bill 439 was signed by the Governor yesterday! Effective July 2024, all drivers will be required to pass a vision screening in order to renew their driver's license. For more details on what House Bill 439 requires, please review THIS SUMMARY DOCUMENT! As [...]

2021 Legislative Updates2022-06-01T13:17:49-04:00

2020 KOA Awards Recipients

Watch the 2020 Virtual Awards Ceremony! Dr. Michael Smith Optometrist of the Year Dr. Julie Metzger Aubuchon Clifford C. Leadingham Award Dr. Jordan Davidson KOA Student Advocacy Award Dr. Rachel Fitzgerald Young Optometrist of the Year Sally Levy Paraoptometric of the Year [...]

2020 KOA Awards Recipients2021-09-23T14:44:21-04:00
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