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Very Anonymous

Updated 11 days ago

should i become an optician? - 52 Replies

This is a broad statement making gross assumtions placing yourself as the standard which is apparently a very low standard. You built your...


Updated 4 months ago

Show me the money... - 23 Replies

[QUOTE who="MRS in Moorestown, New Jersey"]Wow! Do you mind me asking, where at? The highest I've come across is $20/hr. Does anyone know any...

kelly in Cumbola, Pennsylvania

optician vs ophthalmic assistant

I am trying to decide between these 2 career paths. There are not formal schools anywhere near me for either one, so I would be doing most of my...

gina@sjeyeassociates.com in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Updated 9 months ago

Optician career in NJ - 9 Replies

Very confused here. I am 44 years old and in the middle of a career change from graphic design to becoming a licensed optician. I will be starting my...

atrox81 in Garland, Texas

Updated 10 months ago

optical questions - 44 Replies

I served as master optician for the southern Ca. college of optometry I may be able to answer some of your optical questions if any.I love answering...

eyeballoons in San Francisco, California

Updated 17 months ago

Bay Area openings are tough - 9 Replies

I find it tough to work in my field as a "middle ager" due to the fierce young girls both as managers and the cultural differences in our area. ...

Lori Shockley in Dover, Pennsylvania

Updated 30 months ago

Optical Promotions - 5 Replies

Does anyone have any ideas on Optical promotions for lenses/frames?

Optician student in Cleveland, Ohio

Updated 40 months ago

a career in the optical field - 18 Replies

can you make a living working as optician not having to work a partime job to make ends meet in LA County?

kenievesophthtech@hotmail.com in New York, New York

Updated 55 months ago

Boom or bust? - 2 Replies

Are jobs in this industry on the rise? Are there any sub-sectors that are growing? Where are the jobs? Which places have the most optician...

TMF in Gwynn Oak, Maryland

Updated 59 months ago

Eye Care Centers of America/Vision World - 3 Replies

What is it like to be the General Manager of one of these retail organizations? What is the pay like for a GM? What are the hours like? I already...

krp in Port Charlotte, Florida

Updated 65 months ago

school in san diego - 1 Reply

Anyone knows any school around san diego to get an optician license? I go to optometry school in mexico, does anyone knows if that could help me to...

debbie r in Fort Worth, Texas


will be looking for a job in late july or first of aug i have 26 years experience in the optical industry if someone is hiring in the hurst ,ftwort,...

Gerry Himes in Englewood, Colorado

Vertical prism

An optician has prescribed a vertical prism. But I do not have double vertical vision. I uly have a horizontal prism which correct double horizontal...

Arie Greenberg in Bellevue, Washington


Looking for a optical recruiter eyecare30@yahoo.com

Indeed Help in Stamford, Connecticut

Updated 86 months ago

Re: Optician - 1 Reply

Just moved to the Seattle area and looking for an optician position in the Seattle area. I have 25 years of experience in sales, dispensing, lab...


Updated 87 months ago

Career Change into to Optical - 1 Reply

I am looking to change careers and I would like to become an optician. Where is the best place to start. Should I be looking at something like...

sak pase in Auburndale, Florida

Luxottica Advantage Program - Sprint Discount 15%

If you work in the Eyeglass industry and you sell Luxottica products, you qualify for a Sprint Discount. If you sell the following brands, you will...

pearlevision in Freehold, New Jersey

optician position freehold

looking for an experienced optician who can run a modern optical with minimal supervision, would oversee a staff of 5. excellent compensation please...

Vlad in Passaic, New Jersey

Updated 91 months ago

To be the best... - 4 Replies

What are the top 3 traits or skills every optician must have to excel? Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your optician expertise?

Debi in Aurora, Colorado

Updated 92 months ago

The best part is... - 1 Reply

What do you enjoy most about optician work? What do you dislike the most? Is it challenging? Are there many opportunities to learn and...

trajanco in Skopje, Macedonia


Hello Everybody, Can someone tell me where I can how to make store for eyeglass. Some web site to get idea. Thanks

Alex Barsuk in Fort Lee, New Jersey

2 Sales / Eyeglasses stylist needed in Fort Lee, NJ

We have 2 positions for an experienced, Licensed Optician or Eyeglass stylist for established location in Fort Lee, NJ. A must: customer service...

her325 in Newport Beach, California

Updated 99 months ago

start own dispensay - 2 Replies

I received an ABO & NCLE certifications last year. I would like to open my own dispensary. Can you advice how to start? Professional service for...

Eye Deal Resource in Boca Raton, Florida

Updated 100 months ago

Interview Preparation - 1 Reply

Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming optician interview? Are there common interview questions that come up again and again?

Travis in Saint Petersburg, Florida

Updated 102 months ago

Schooling - 1 Reply

What type of schooling is needed to become an optician? Any suggestions as to the best schools?


Starting out...

How did you get your start doing optician work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position? Do you need a particular...


Getting ahead...

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