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About the FOA

The Florida Optometric Association (FOA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the eye health and vision care of Floridians through the practice of optometry. Our membership includes more than 1700 optometrists across the state. The mission of the FOA is to advance and promote the quality, availability, and accessibility of primary eye care and related health care of Florida's citizens; to represent the profession of optometry; to enhance and promote the independent and ethical decision-making of its members; and to assist and enable optometric physicians to practice their profession so as to ensure the highest standards of patient care.


Legislative report

2nd quarter 2017
Legislative Report

Unfortunately for the poor, needy and underserved eye health care patients in Florida, HB 1037/ SB 1168 did not pass this session. However, it did not fail to pass due to lack of effort on the part of FOA or AOA or due to a lack of relevant testimony provided by our mutual members. AND it certainly did not fail to pass due to the vicious attacks and lies put forth against Florida Optometry by certain ophthalmologists or organized ophthalmology... Click Here to Continue Reading

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