Marketing for Opticians Facebook group (private): This groups purpose is to discuss ideas and experiences of marketing in optical. Whether it be a product, service, event or other, we should all share our ideas to better each other.
NCLE Contact Lens Training Facebook Group (private): This group is for those seeking NCLE certification as a contact lens technician. After joining the group you will have access to hours of free contact lens training videos geared towards helping eye care professionals pass their NCLE exam (or as a refresher for those already certified or seeking advanced certification). This group also serves as a study-community to educate on topics encountered on the NCLE exam.
Opti-Board Facebook group (public): The Premiere Online Community for Eyecare Professionals.
Optical Bar Facebook group (private): The some-what classy and very sassy group where you can network for your brand and services, show off your store and preferably drink a bit while you do it! Set the quality bar high, even if the dialogue is low! This is a group dedicated to quality eyewear and the discussions around such. We are endeavoring to create a group where everyone can feel free to post and comment. This is a network and we want to connect people with products and information centered around quality products, services and quality eyewear.
Optical Guild Facebook group (private): This group will be an ongoing building process in learning optics. We want to welcome any and all questions no matter their level of competence. We are all learning and yet can all teach. There will be some that have been in the field for 20 years and some that may be just getting in the field this week, knowing that and respecting where somebody is at in their knowledge is important. That said we need to also understand that there is a right answer and a wrong answer, do not get your feelings hurt for being wrong, it’s how we learn.
Optical Independence Facebook group (private): This is a group for private practice independent Optical industry people including Opticians, Optometrists, OMDs, Practice Managers, Frame Buyers and Manufacturers with an emphasis on the dispensary, business and optical practice management. This groups exists to help independent optical providers and suppliers to grow and prosper from with the goal of increase patient satisfaction, patient referrals and overall business in a professional manner.
Optician Network Facebook Group (private): I thought it would be helpful to have a place to ask for advice, ask questions about new products, inform about new products, share job postings, or share a learning experience. My hope is that this group becomes a useful resource for all of us.
Opticians on Facebook group (private): A place for Optician’s to seek advice from their fellow colleagues. When joining Opticians on Facebook we may Private Message you to verify your optician status. Please check messages. We are all here to learn, seek advice and have a good time. Let’s keep it fun.
If you know if any other resources not included on this list, let me know here so I can get it added!