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

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

Retina Rocks! Online Retina Image Library Now Available!

We are pleased to share this valuable, free resource that is already being utilized by many optometric professionals! Retina Rocks - just launched as - is one of the world’s largest online, open-source retina teaching collections. The images and cases that seeded the initial website were selected from over 30 years of patients seen [...]

Retina Rocks! Online Retina Image Library Now Available!2019-12-12T13:31:05-05:00

2019 KOA Legislative Updates

As usual, the Kentucky General Assembly was passing bills right up until midnight on March 28th - the final day of the legislative session. The tax "clean-up" bill and pension bill regarding quasi-state agencies both passed in the final hours. Both are likely to be signed by the Governor. The KOA closely tracked a number [...]

2019 KOA Legislative Updates2022-05-27T15:24:12-04:00
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