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Welcome to the website of the Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Optometrists.

2012 Annual General Meeting Information

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We offer eyecare & eyewear information for patients, as well as providing an online resource for Doctors of Optometry and other health care providers.

A Doctor of Optometry (optometrist) is an independent health care provider, who specializes in the examination, diagnosis, treatment, management, and prevention of diseases and disorders of the visual system, the eye and associated structures, as well as the diagnosis of related systemic conditions.

New Optometry Act and Regulations
A new Optometry Act was passed by the Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly on May 18, 2004 and received Royal Assent on June 8, 2004. The act became law when the act and the regulations were proclaimed on October 7, 2005. The act and regulations are available at the following links:


Dr John Snow Scholarship Information
Dr John Snow Scholarship Information

The Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Optometrists
P. O. Box 8042
St John's, NL
A1B 3M7
Tel: 709-739-8284
Fax: 709-739-8378