We encourage anyone who is involved in dispensing eyewear in the state of NH to join our Society. Supporting the Opticians Society allows us to provide quality education, lobby for legislation important to opticianry and inform the public what we do. Have you ever wished that you were better compensated, want to learn more about your profession or want your patient’s to better value what you do? Then you should become a member of the NHOS and get involved in making our profession better. The things we want can only happen if we all work together and support each other.
The following are important industry references:
OAA: Your state membership includes membership in the OAA as well. The OAA is the national organization for the advancement of opticians.
ABO-NCLE: The American Board of Opticianry and National Contact Lens Examiners (ABO-NCLE) is a national, non-profit organization which administers voluntary certification examinations for dispensing opticians and contact lens technicians. Our purpose is to identify qualified eyewear providers by examination, urge growth of optical skills with continuing education, and approve continuing education programs.
NFOS: The National Federation of Opticianry Schools (NFOS) is the national organization dedicated to the promotion of formal opticianry education offered by accredited educational institutions.