Our goal is to improve the skills, knowledge and expertise of opticians through education, leadership and legislative representation for the visual wellbeing of the general public and the continuous growth and development of the profession of opticianry in Michigan. The OAM is committed to our community in the practice of equality with the actions of our Opticians and the needs of our patients and coworkers.
To enhance the professional advancement of opticians for the benefit of the patients we serve.
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Welcome to your best resource for helpful information regarding Opticianry in Michigan. If you are a consumer or a professional in the eyewear industry, you have come to the right place.
Check out our Public Service Announcement, the animated short “WHAT IS AN OPTICIAN?” that explains what is an optician is by clicking here.
Opticians Association of America awarded
2016 Website of the Year to MICHIGAN!!!
It is no small feat to continue to provide continuing education for the last 50 consecutive years and, The Opticians of Michigan is grateful that you’ll be in attendance for our “Golden Educational.”
Along with Friday classes, don’t forget to check out the exhibitor area from 3-7 and check out the latest that our manufacturing partners have to offer.
As the Friday night of fun kicks off, remember we will have a 70’s theme in honor of turning the big 5-0. Please dress to impress in your best 70’s gear…You may even win a prize. There will be a DJ spinning your favorite groovy 70’s platters along with current hits. There will even be a scavenger hunt to keep things rockin’ until the famous (read, infamous) hospitality suite opens and the drinks start flowing to wash down the “mid-night” pizza.
Since we are still dealing with COVID-19, please abide by CDC guidelines. Social distancing, mask up when not eating or drinking (regardless of vaccination status) frequent hand washing. Because we care, the OAM will be providing masks and hand sanitizer to all attendees. Speaking of which, an organization like ours is only as good as its members, and we have the best members in the country. Thank YOU, not only for attending our Golden Educational, but also for being supportive of opticianry all year long with your paid dues. Being an optician is a proud and noble profession, and you make