Promoting the professional stature of opticianry through educational opportunities, legislative activity, and national communications.
Promoting the professional stature of opticianry through educational opportunities, legislative activity, and national communications.

Optician


[op-tish-uh n]
Noun
1.  A professional in the field of finishing and fitting eyeglass lenses, frames, and contact lenses.

The Opticians Association of Washington Executive Director Is On Vacation June 29th – July 17th .

If you have an emergency please contact:
Legislative Issues – Diane Charles, gadmcharles@comcast.net
General OAW Issues – President Gina Demmerly, ginademmerly@gmail.com
Financial Issues – Kendal Hatley, kjhatleyldo@valleyvisionclinic.com

New OAW Physical Address:
OAW
14 Burning Tree Dr
Yakima WA 98902

2018 Fall Course Registration is open!

If you are planning to sit for your ABO examination this year you will not want to miss this opportunity. A full day of reviewing everything you need to know in preparing for the exam. Only $100.00

Learn more about the benefits of joining the Opticians Association of Washington

Continuing Education

To assist our members in meeting their CE requirements, the OAW hosts a number of teaching events throughout the calendar year.

Job Opportunities

View our job opportunities for Licensed Dispensing Opticians and registered apprentices.

What is an Optician?

Learn more about what an optician is, as well as the difference between an Optician, Optometrist, and Ophthalmologist.

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Outstanding Optician of the Year Award

Dottie Jackl presents Stacey Gabrio with the highest honor the Opticians Association of Washington can bestow on a Washington Licensed Dispensing Optician. Thank you Stacey Gabrio for your commitment and service we appreciate you.

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Yakima, WA 98907

Phone: 509.961.4169