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All About Vision offers insight on the Ophthalmic industry, including eye care products and services that are available to improve vision and eye health. this site also offers product profiles and information on eye disorders.
The NAO is a membership geared oranization focused solely on the education and training of Opticians. This website offers education, training, certification and licensing exam preparation, career preparation, and continuing education for Opticians. This site also has a job bank and an events calendar to keep Opticians up to date with opportunity available.
The CLSA is geared towards membership for affiliates in the contact lens industry. This site is a great portal for Optometrists, Ophthalmologists, Contact Lens Dispensers and others interested with being involved within the contact lens industry.
The AOA is a membership based organization geared for Optometrist dedicated to provide the public with quality vision and eye care. This website is a great educational tool in regard to eye conditions and concerns, clinical care and other related links.
ABO and NCLE are national non-profit organizations that certify ophthalmic dispensers (Opticians). This site outlines the necessary requirements for ABO and NCLE Ophthalmic dispensers certification. Some states may require other state certification. Always contact state medical board for home state compliance.
This website offers detailed information in regard to contact lenses and laser eye surgery. This site is a great reference to help distinguish different types of contact lenses within soft contacts and RGP's; Including lens maintenance, comfort, fashion, FAQ, fashion and lifestyle lenses.
The FDA provides guidelines for the health, safety, and well being of people in the United States. The Ophthalmic industry abides by many standards and guidelines set forth by the FDA. This website offers a forum to apply for, report or research food and medical product standards.
The LVC formerly known as the Low Vision Information Center is a non-profit organization helping low vision patients with information on products and services available. This site offers literature on the cause of low vision, importance of light and contrast , aids available, and tips on living with low vision.