Opticians Association of America Announces Winners in the Great American Optician Video Contest

By Staff
Friday, September 26, 2014 12:21 AM LAS VEGAS—American Idol’s Randy Jackson announced the winners of the Opticians Association of America’s (OAA) Great American Optician Video Contest at the Zyloware booth during Vision Expo West at the Sands Expo & Convention Center here last week on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014.

Leaders of U.S. Opticianry Groups Discuss Aligning to Advance the Profession

By Staff
Friday, September 19, 2014 12:30 AM NASHVILLE, Tenn.—A group of 27 opticianry leaders representing 11 different organizations gathered here for a recent Opticians Collaboration Summit to discuss how to advance the profession of opticianry.

VisionWeb Announces Annual Royalty Payment to the Opticians Association of America

By Staff
Friday, July 18, 2014 12:24 AM AUSTIN, Tex.— VisionWeb announced that the Opticians Association of America (OAA) and affiliated State Associations will receive a royalty payment of $7,075.34 earned for eyecare product orders placed by their members on VisionWeb over the last 12 months.

‘Great American Optician Video Contest’ Names Celebrity Judges, Extends Deadline

By Staff
Sunday, July 06, 2014 12:36 AM LAKELAND, Tenn.—The Opticians Association of America’s (OAA) “Great American Optician Video Contest” has named four celebrity judges and postponed the deadline for submissions until Friday July 18, 2014.

OPTICIANRY STUDENTS

By Staff
Monday, June 16, 2014 12:02 AM

Best in Class: Success Stories in the Making

By Staff
Monday, June 16, 2014 12:01 AM

Opticians Association of America is Accepting Entries for its 2014 'The Great American Optician' Video Contest

By Staff
Monday, April 21, 2014 12:30 AM NEW YORK—The Opticians Association of America (OAA) has announced that the organization, in a partnership with Transitions Optical, will be hosting a video contest to help define opticianry.

Briot USA Debuts Opti Tab, a Versatile Device for Opticians

By Andrew Karp
Monday, April 21, 2014 12:00 AM CUMMING, Ga.—Briot USA is releasing an optical tablet that is designed to assist opticians with fast and accurate measurements, frame selection and lens option descriptions along with an enhanced virtual reality feature.

DailyOptician.com Seeking Opticianry Contributors for New Website

By Staff
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 12:21 AM HASTINGS, Minn.—Designed “to create a new voice for practicing opticians,” DailyOptician.com is a new website/blog concept just getting off the ground to help opticians share ideas, best practices and their enthusiasm for eyewear dispensing.

Hoya Fields Two New iD LifeStyle 2 Designs

By Andrew Karp
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 12:00 PM Hoya Vision Care is launching two customized progressive lens designs, iD LifeStyle 2 Clarity and iD LifeStyle 2 Harmony.

Shamir Debuts Two New PALs, ‘Computer’ and ‘WorkSpace’

By Andrew Karp
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 12:00 PM Shamir Insight is launching two new freeform progressives designed for the occupational environment and daily tasks: Shamir Computer and Shamir WorkSpace.

Transitions Launches Signature VII, a Faster, Darker Photochromic

By Andrew Karp
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 12:00 PM Transitions Optical is launching Transitions Signature VII, which the company is touting as “its most responsive everyday adaptive lenses ever.”

Santinelli Launches New Line of Tools and Supplies

By Andrew Karp
Monday, September 23, 2013 9:39 AM HAUPPAUGE, N.Y.—Santinelli International has expanded its selection of supplies, frame parts, tools and accessories, offering convenient, one-stop-shopping for both dispensary and finishing lab needs.

Eye on the Prize

By Catherine Wolinski
Monday, July 22, 2013 12:10 AM In 2012, two optical experts set respective goals to conquer new frontiers. By February 2013, both could boast owning their own dispensaries.

Opticians’ Best in Class 2013: For Good Measure

By Staff
Monday, June 17, 2013 12:00 AM The earnest attitude shared by the students selected for 2013’s Best in Class ensures a bright future both for the eight graduates selected and for the practices and dispensaries they will join.
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