Opticianry

Becoming An Optician: Jonathan Winnegrad, LDO, ABO-AC, NCLE-AC

What is your advice for someone working their way to become an Optician? It sounds cliche but my advice would be to enjoy the journey. The day will come that you look back with fondness at the time you spent learning your craft. Enjoy the mentorships and friends you acquire on the way. Just today …

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Take My New ABO CE, For Free!

I’ve been working on an ABO CE for a while now, and it is finally complete and ready for you to take! If you want to see more CE’s, visit the Continuing Education page. Take Optician Now’s free ABO CE here       Course Authored By: Carissa Dunphy, ABOC, FNAO. This course is supported by …

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Optician Education Grant – Apply Before July

The Optical Training Institute announced that it is launching a fully-funded education grant program for eyecare professionals (ECPs). The Optician Education Grant program is being established to assist individuals in their endeavors to obtain a spectacle-dispensing certification administered by the American Board of Opticianry and National Contact Lens Examiners (ABO-NCLE). Since education is what we …

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Free (and discounted) Online CE’s While You’re Stuck at Home

Most of us are spending many more hours at home during this (hopefully not too long) uncharted time.  If you are still at work, you’re probably slower than usual. Let’s take this time to educate ourselves and get some continuing education credits! I’ve compiled a list of free and super-discounted online courses – most of …

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Interview: Carrie Wilson, Master Optician

Carrie Wilson is a prominent figure in the Optician world as she is actively social online with her Master Optician expertise and business experience as she holds a Masters degree. Somehow she found the time to write a book, National Opticianry Certification Exam Preparation, all while working her ‘day job’ as the Optician: Lab liasion …

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