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Springfield,Illinois (PR MediaRelease) March 15, 2017 - March is Save Your Vision Month, and the Illinois Optometric Association (IOA) supports healthy habits in the workplace. With the apparent increase in use of computers and other technology, digital eyestrain is a major concern for people of all ages and all occupations from students to full-time working citizens. Symptoms can include: headaches, blurred vision, dry eyes, light sensitivity, glare, as well as neck and shoulder pain. Read more
Springfield,Illinois (PR MediaRelease) March 3, 2017 - The Illinois Optometric Association (IOA) is emphasizing caution to keep hazardous household chemicals including detergent pods out of reach of young children, as detrimental consequences to a child’s health, specifically the eye, could occur. Read more
National Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month
Springfield,Illinois (PR MediaRelease) November 4, 2016 - As a leading cause of blindness, diabetic retinopathy often has no early warning signs. With November being National Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month, the Illinois Optometric Association (IOA) encourages you to take steps to protect your sight. Read more
Springfield,Illinois (PR MediaRelease) October 18, 2016 - The Illinois Optometric Association (IOA) installed its 2016-2017 officers as presented during the 118th Annual IOA Convention entitled “Honoring the Past, Embracing the Future.” Held in Springfield, Illinois before an audience of nearly 500 doctors and friends of optometry, the IOA installed the following new leadership Read more
Springfield,Illinois (PR MediaRelease) October 14, 2016 - Dr. Christine Allison was recently sworn in as the new president of the Illinois Optometric Association (IOA) during its 118th Annual Convention. Allison stated, “I am excited and honored to serve as the IOA president for the 2016 -2017 term. One priority of mine is to continue our efforts of helping the public understand the importance of regular eye exams by a qualified provider.” Read more
BACK TO SCHOOL: Help Your Child See What They’re Missing
Springfield,Illinois (PR MediaRelease) August 2, 2016 - Children with uncorrected vision conditions or eye health problems face many barriers in life ... academically ... socially ... and athletically. While children entering kindergarten in Illinois must have their eyes examined before starting school, Dr. Brian Plattner, president of the Illinois Optometric Association (IOA) explains that “actually every child should be examined annually as part of their health maintenance program.” Read more