homephoto-5

Our Purpose is to provide educational opportunities to opticians dedicated to the art and science of opticianry. ABO and/or NCLE approved bimonthly meetings are open to all eye care professionals interested in furthering their knowledge of optics.

Education seminars provide ABO, NCLE, and/or Texas Department of Health Registered opticians, the continuing education credit necessary to maintain certification, and keep up with the rapid changes in products and technology.

January 2019 Meeting – Essilor USA – Sign Up Coming Soon

Mission Statement
The Certified Opticians Association of Texas provides educational opportunities to certified and non-certified eye care providers, promoting opticianry as a Texas healthcare profession.

COAT Encourages non-certified opticians to become certified by the American Board of Opticianry and/or National Contact Lens Examiners, and registered with the Texas Department of Health as a Spectacle and/or Contact Lens Dispenser. Attaining higher levels of education equips opticians with the skills needed to provide the finest vision care to the eyes of Texas.

Become a Member

homephoto-1

homephoto-3

Great American Optician Video Contest Winners

1st Place: Adam Chizmar;
“An Optician’s Main Focus”

Watch Video

2nd Place: Matthew Denton:
“What is an Optician?”

Watch Video

3rd Place: Michael Beaudoin:
“Clearly an Optician”

Watch Video