How To Make More Money As Optician

There are several points that can definitely make any Optician, certified or licensed, worth more money, thus, increasing their Optician salary.  One of the most obvious is advancing your knowledge, or becoming an advanced Certified Optician, becoming licensed or even going for ABO Masters Program. The least obvious items that would create an increase in […]

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What Is An Optician Salary?

An Optician’s salary can be largely based off of experience and know how which comes from working, or apprenticing, under another Optician in an atmosphere where one gets plenty of exposure to eyewear duties such as patient interaction, laboratory (making the eyewear), and adjustments for various frame and lenses issues to use of the lensmeter, […]

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What Is Macular Degeneration?

Many people ask the question what is macular degeneration?  Macular degeneration happens when a person, usually elderly, begins to lose central vision due to the cells of the macula portion of the eyeball degenerating.  Central vision is when a person looks straight ahead, it is everything in that line of vision that is known as […]

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How To Troubleshoot Vision Problems With Prescription Eyeglasses

When a patient or customer returns not satisfied with eyeglasses, complaining of vision problems during wear, the first thing any Optician must do is listen well in order to learn how to troubleshoot the patient’s vision problems swiftly and accurately by a list of quality standards checks. Review the eyeglasses prescription to be certain the […]

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Safety Glasses Require Proper Inscription And Thickness!

As an Optician, one will encounter various safety glasses needs from patients who work in industries requiring protective eyewear, and some of those patients need prescription safety eyeglasses.  Safety glasses must have a safety inscription which verifies to any inspector that the eyewear is of the proper thickness to protect the patient.  Safety glasses come […]

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Six Things You Need To Know To Pass Opticianry Exam!

There are six things one must know in order to pass the Opticianry examination, both national and state licensing boards, to move on a find an Optician job for a start in a great Optician career. For the licensing state test, there are other mandatory items such as trigonometry and hands on performance before judges […]

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