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Established in 1926 as the Guild of Prescription Opticians, the OAA holds the distinguished honor of being the only national organization representing the professional, business, educational, legislative and regulatory interests of opticianry.

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The OAA provides members several avenues of assistance: promoting the industry as a whole through branding, networking and legislature; fostering new industry contacts; strengthening your existing business relationships and keeping you abreast of current conditions and advances within the industry.

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Opticianry Public Service Announcement

Marketing the Profession of Opticianry is important to all opticians across the country.

Please use this "free" PSA to elevate our profession. Click Here



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Show Your Pride in Opticianry

OAA has set up an easy way for you to get your hands on quality clothing with the new “Opticians: Helping America See” logo. Order your favorite style, color and size, then click on the “add logo” button the Opticianry logo will appear. Order Today at

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Your Vision and Ours

Advancing America's Opticians

OAA is now accepting nominations for the Board of Directors

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2018 OAA State Leadership Conference

February 8 - 10, 2018

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Charleston - Historic District

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Professional Development

Professional Resource Center

OAA Career Center

ABO Certification Book

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