• 80% of what we learn is through
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    Doctors of Optometry are on the front lines of children's vision care.
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    Fact: Up to 80% of all primary eye exams are performed by Optometrists.
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10% of everything you spend at the VOA Brand Spot is returned to you as a dues reduction at the end of the year!
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Virginia Optometric Association

The Virginia Optometric Association (VOA) is committed to improving vision and eye health for all Virginians in order to promote the art and science of Optometry. We take every opportunity to promote our members, the profession of Optometry, and the improvement of materials, methods, education and technology available. The Association supports and assists the Commonwealth of Virginia in the enforcement of laws and regulations relating to the field of Optometry. By holding our members to the highest standards of competence and integrity, we ensure their practices merit the confidence of the public. We are the Voice of Virginia Optometrists.

Contact us today to find out how the VOA can help support you and your Optometry practice.

VOA News

Dr. Anthony Zarella and Dr. Jerry Neidigh discuss optometric training and how HB 213 and SB 375 will increase access to eye care for all Virginians.
In his Feb. 4 opinion piece, “Eye surgery should be left to the experts,” Dr. Michael Keverline blurred the lines of reality regarding critical leg...
With schools starting around Virginia, VOA member Dr. Jerry Neidigh shares tips for keeping kids’ eyes healthy this year.
Whether your children are returning to school in-person or virtually, it is important to keep your children’s eyes healthy this school year. Dr. Li...
When Alison first sat down with Dr. Dodge Perry, an optometrist at NOVA Vision Center, she joked with him saying, “At least when I'm here, I know y...
Dr. Lisa Gontarek discusses how Virginians will benefit from this year's laser legislation.
Although Dr. Amanda Umlandt was trained to perform in-office laser procedures, she's not able to perform them in Virginia to help her patients in r...

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