Opti-Port is a business-to-business exchange that allows buyers and suppliers in the optical industry to partner and benefit from efficiencies in technology. The buyers consist of eye care professionals who agree to purchase from a limited list of supplier partners through the Opti-Port.com portal. Suppliers of optical frames, lenses, contact lenses, and other items have partnered with Opti-Port to provide goods to the membership at pre-negotiated prices.
First Look Vision Network is a licensed optometric service corporation in the United States, whose mission is to provide and administer consistently high quality optometric service plans that are accessible, accountable, and cost effective. First Look, Inc. is a vision care network servicing local employers as well as nationwide plans.
As the award-winning manufacturer of the #1 eyecare professional-recommended photochromic lenses in the world, we are proud of our successful heritage. We are equally proud of our worldwide efforts to promote healthy sight and wellness through outreach, education and support of global organizations which share in our mission.
AllAboutVision.com provides consumers with an independent source of trustworthy information on eye health and vision correction options. The site is written by a team of journalists who have extensive experience in the eye care field. In addition, articles are developed with the input of an Advisory Board of eye doctors. All health-related articles are approved by one or more eye doctors on our Board.
The American Board of Opticianry (ABO) and the National Contact Lens Examiners (NCLE) are national, non-profit organizations which administer voluntary certification examinations for dispensing opticians and contact lens technicians. Our purposes are to identify qualified eyewear providers by examination, urge growth of optical skills with continuing education, and approve continuing education programs. The ABO/NCLE programs are accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) as having met their standards for certifying agencies.
Founded in 1898, the AOA is a federation of state, student and armed forces optometric associations. Through these affiliations, the AOA serves members consisting of optometrists, students of optometry, paraoptometric assistants and technicians. Together, the AOA and its affiliates work to provide the public with quality vision and eye care.
The American Academy of Ophthalmology is the largest national membership association of Eye M.D.s. Eye M.D.s are ophthalmologists, medical and osteopathic doctors who provide comprehensive eye care, including medical, surgical and optical care. More than 90 percent of practicing U.S. Eye M.D.s are Academy members, and the Academy has more than 7,000 international members.