Changes in Optometry over the past 90 years

Changes in Optometry over the past 90 years

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  • 1995 – Active optometric involvement in U.S national research produces results (example: Collaborative Longitudinal Evaluation of Keratoconus Study and Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study).
  • 1995 – Israeli government allows optometrists to serve as the primary point of access for all age ranges; but must have children under age of six and adults 60 years and older also seek medical eye exam from opththalmologist.
  • 1998 – First state law allows lasers by optometrists for certain treatment purposes (Oklahoma).