Resources

Listing of Optician, Optometric, Ophthalmology and Eyecare Resources, Schools and Colleges, Licensing Boards,  Trade Press, Optical Trade Associations and Non Profits with the appropriate links. Please let us know if you would like to be added to the list.

National Optometric, Ophthalmology Associations

National Optician Associations

State Associations

Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

Nevada

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

Washington DC

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming

Licensing Boards of Opticianary

Alaska Board Of Dispensing Opticians
American Board Of Opticianry
Arkansas Board Of Dispensing Opticians
Commission On Opticianry Accreditation
Connecticut Licensing Information Center
Contact Lens Dispensing Permit Program
Florida State Board Of Opticianry
Georgia State Board Of Dispensing Opticians
Hawaii Board Of Dispensing Opticians
Kentucky Board Of Ophthalmic Dispensers
Massachusetts Board Of Registration Of Dispensing Opticians
Medical Board Of California
National Contact Lens Examiners
Nevada Board Of Dispensing Opticians
New Jersey State Board Of Examiners Of Ophthalmic Dispensers
New York State Board Of Ophthalmic Dispensing
Ohio Optical Dispensers Board
Rhode Island Advisory Committee Of Opticianry
South Carolina Board Of Examiners In Opticianry
Tennessee State Board Of Dispensing Opticians
Texas Opticians Registry Advisory Committee
Vermont Board Of Opticians
Virginia Board Of Opticians
Washington State Dispensing Optician Examining Program

Licensing Boards of Optometry


Alabama Board Of Optometry
Alaska Board Of Examiners In Optometry
Arizona State Board Of Optometry
Arkansas State Board Of Optometry
Association Of Regulatory Boards Of Optometry
California Board Of Optometry
Connecticut State Board Of Optometry
Delaware Board Of Examiners In Optometry
Florida Board Of Optometry
Georgia State Board Of Optometry
Hawaii Board Of Examiners In Optometry
Idaho State Board Of Optometry
Illinois Department Of Professional Regulation
Indiana Optometry Board
Iowa Board Of Optometry Examiners
Kansas Board Of Examiners In Optometry
Kansas Board of Examiners in Optometry
Kentucky Board Of Optometric Examiners
Louisiana State Board Of Optometry Examiners
Maine State Board Of Optometry
Maryland Board Of Examiners In Optometry
Massachusetts Board Of Registration Of Optometrists
Michigan Board Of Optometry
Minnesota Board Of Optometry
Missouri Board Of Optometry
Montana Board Of Optometry
Nevada State Board Of Optometry
New Hampshire Board Of Registration In Optometry
New Jersey State Board Of Optometrists
New Mexico Board Of Optometry
New York State Board For Optometry
North Carolina Board Of Optometry
North Dakota State Board Of Optometry
Ohio State Board Of Optometry
Oklahoma Board Of Examiners In Optometry
Oregon Board Of Optometry
Pennsylvania State Board Of Optometry
Rhode Island Board Of Examiners In Optometry
South Carolina Board Of Examiners In Optometry
South Dakota Board Of Examiners In Optometry
Tennessee Board Of Optometry
Texas Optometry Board
Utah Optometrist Licensing Board
Vermont Board Of Optometry
Virginia Board Of Optometry
Washington State Optometry Program
West Virginia Board Of Optometry
Wisconsin Optometry Examining Board
Wyoming Board Of Examiners In Optometry

Optometry Schools and Colleges

ASCO – Optometry Admission Test (OAT)
Association Of School And Colleges Of Optometry
College of Syntonic Optometry
Illinois College Of Optometry
Indiana University School Of Optometry
Inter American University Of Puerto Rico, School Of Optometry
Michigan College Of Optometry At Ferris State
National Board Of Examiners In Optometry
New England College Of Optometry
New York State Education Department
Northeastern State University, College Of Optomerty
Nova Southeastern University, College Of Optometry
Office Of The Professions: New York Education Department: Ophthalmic Dispensing
Ohio State University College Of Optometry
Optical Training Institute
Pacific University, College Of Optometry
Pennsylvania College Of Optometry
Southern California College Of Optometry
Southern College Of Optometry
State University Of New York, School Of Optometry
University Of Alabama At Birmingham
University Of California At Berkeley School Of Optometry
University Of Houston College Of Optometry
University Of Missouri-St. Louis, School Of Optometry

Optician Schools

Arkansas

California

Connecticut

Florida

Georgia

Indiana

Massachusetts

Michigan

Nevada

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

Ohio

Oregon

Rhode Island

Tennessee

Texas

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

Non Profits

Research

Trade Shows and Manufacturer Trade Organizations

  • Optical Laboratories Association (OLA)
  • ReedExpo
  • SECO International
  • The Vision Council
  • Optical Women Association To enhance and promote the leadership role of women in the ophthalmic industry through networking and peer support.
  • Women of Vision Online Is professional organization designed to create opportunities for educating, mentoring, and networking dedicated to helping women optometrists be proactive in defining themselves.
  • Women in OphthalmologyWomen In Ophthalmology, Inc. was founded to enhance and improve the professional environment for women ophthalmologists. We encourage diversity, impartiality, and economic parity, and strive to cultivate new opportunities for leadership, education, and public service in the field of ophthalmology for ourselves and future generations, both nationally and internationally

Trade Press

  • Contact Lens Spectrum
  • Digital Atlas Of OphthalmologyThe Digital Atlas of Ophthalmology is a database of images drawn from the vast clinical experience of The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary specialists and their colleagues around the world.The Digital Atlas is intended to serve as a visual reference and educational supplement for ophthalmologists, general physicians, and medical students.