EYECARE Submissions Sought By LES for Outstanding Ophthalmic Technicians By Staff Friday, November 8, 2013 12:21 AM RALEIGH, N.C.—In recognition of the Second Annual Ophthalmic Medical Technician Appreciation Week this week, Nov. 3 to 9, Local Eye Site has been encouraging its users to honor the contributions of ophthalmic technicians with nominations for a contest for outstanding service. More than 1,000 submissions have been received so far and the nomination deadline is 11:59 p.m. on Nov. 10. Said Steven Squires, Jr., director of marketing, “At Local Eye Site, we know that ophthalmic technicians are some of the hardest working professionals in ophthalmology. This week, we’re proud to honor all of them out there for their hard work, passion and dedication to their profession. We thought it would be fun to ask people to nominate an ophthalmic technician they feel deserves some recognition for their outstanding service in the industry. “By submitting a nomination through our form on Local Eye Site, that nominated person has a chance to win a $200 Visa Gift Card, if that nomination is selected to be the best of the bunch. If an individual’s nomination is selected, not only does the nominee win the grand prize, but the nominator will receive a $50 Amazon Gift Card,” Squires, Jr. said. More information about the National Medical Ophthalmic Technicians’ Week is posted at the JCAHPO site. Local Eye Site is one of the largest, comprehensive resources for eyecare jobs, serving the interests of job seekers and employers for optometrists, ophthalmic technicians, opticians, optical salespeople and more, in partnership with more than 30 professional associations and publication groups.