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NEW ORALS ALERT!  Click here to access NYSOA's Voter Voice tool >>

CE-NY Registration for Sept 14th
at the Woodcliff is
Now Open!

Open Payments (The Sunshine Act) Reminder:
Review Your Data by August 27th

NYSOA Optometrists in the Media!

Capitol Tonight Interview
Dr. Chivers interview with Liz Benjamin

Oral Medication Prescription: Vestal, NY
Guest viewpoint by Dr. Daniel Kirchheimer

Let N.Y. eye doctors prescribe
Commentary on TimesUnion.com by Dawn Chivers

NYSOA President Christopher Colburn, O.D., FAAO and Vice President Dawn Chivers, O.D. were interviewed on the Capitol pressroom to address the issue of oral medication prescription in the state.  Click HERE and advance to 41:25 to hear the interview. 

More media coverage: Take a look HERE to see an article in the Saratogian

and another HERE in the Times Union on the same issue.





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