Welcome to the Opticians Association of Ohio!

Our mission is to enhance the quality and growth of opticianry through education, governmental affairs and professional advancement for the visual well-being of the public.

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2019 Professional Development Education Events!

Featuring up to 12 Credit hours of Education

Northeast Ohio Region

January 26-27, 2019
Hilton Garden Inn, Twinsberg, Ohio

Southwest Ohio Region

February 23-24, 2019
Receptions, Fairfield, Ohio

Northwest Ohio Region

March 9-10, 2019
Holiday Inn French Quarter, Perrysburg, Ohio

Central Ohio Region – Annual Conference

September 28-29, 2019
Bruce E. Siegel Center for Health & Education, Columbus, Ohio

ABO Review Course

September 29th, 2019
Bruce E. Siegel Center for Health & Education, Columbus, Ohio

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Active Member
$99.00
Ohio Licensed or Certified Dispensing Optician
Affiliate Member
$105.00
Corporate Membership. Does not include individual members.
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Online Continuing Education Courses

OAO members receive a 20% discount on more than 100 online courses offering Ohio continuing education credit through Quantum Optical.

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What is an optician?

Learn more about what an optician is, as well as the difference between an Optician, Optometrist, and Ophthalmologist.

Whats New?

Read about recent events, essential information, and the latest community news.

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