Our Purpose is to provide educational opportunities to opticians dedicated to the art and science of opticianry. ABO and/or NCLE approved quarterly 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.
Click Here to Sign Up – January 2023 Meeting – Zeiss Vision Care
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.