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.

2019 Spring Convention and Trade Show

If you are planning on sitting for the NCLE Examination you will not want to miss the opportunity to take Robert Russos NCLE Review. Everything you need to prepare for the exam. 

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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