Opticianry

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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Opticians From Behind Bars

This post is to introduce you to Akeel, a.k.a. Mr. 0ptix. I met him on social media when I was impressed by the photos of the excellent lab work he does, and he does quite a variety of different lenses and tints. Akeel also started hosting Gucci frame giveaway contests and I started to see …

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New Interview on Defocus Media Podcast

I had the privilege of sitting down with Dr. Lyerly and sharing some thoughts for her Podcast, Defocus Media. I shared how I got started in the industry, information about obtaining ABO certification and/or state Optician licensure and why one would want to obtain this credential. We also discussed the importance of the doctor-patient-handoff and …

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