Changes in Optometry over the past 90 years

Changes in Optometry over the past 90 years

Did you know?…

  • 1998 – African Council of Optometry (AFCO) is launched.
  • 1999 – World Health Organization (WHO) launched global vision initiative, Vision 2020: The Right to Sight to combat avoidable blindness.
  • 2000 – New Zealand and Australia have a mutual recognition agreement in which optometrists that are registered in one country may practice in the other upon local compliance.