Opticianry Resources

SELECTED RESOURCES FROM THE BFIT LIBRARY

LIBRARY DATABASES

Gale Powersearch
Contains many full-text articles from Opticanry publications including: Contact lens and Anterior Eye, Progress in Retinal and Eye Research, and others.

EBSCO Omnifile Full-Text Select
Also contains many articles from Opticianry related publications, most in full text.

BOOKS

eBooks

Opportunities in Eye Care Careers
In Ebsco eBooks.

Available in the Library

Adler’s Physiology of the Eye

RE67.A34/2011

ClinicalOphthalmology: A Systematic Approach Jack J Kanski

RE46.K35/2007

ContactLens Manual: A Comprehensive Study and Reference Guide Volume IContact Lens Society of America.
RE977.C6.C66/2006 Vol. 1

 

Dictionary of Optometryand Visual Science. Millodot, Michel.
REF RE939.7.M5/2004

 

Optical Formulas Tutorial Ellen Stoner

RE961.S76/2005

 

System for Ophthalmic Dispensing Clifford W. Brooks, Irvin M.Borish

RE979.B76/2007

 

Test Review for Contact Lens Technicians.Contact Lens Society of America.
RE977.C6.T47/2008

Test Review II for Contact LensTechnicians. Contact Lens Society of America.
RE977.C6.T47/2009 Vol. 2

OPTICIANRY WEBSITES


General

Commonwealth Board of Registration for Dispensing Opticians
Licensing details for the profession.

Occupational Outlook Handbook on Dispensing Opticians
Describes profession of dispensing opticianry.

How Vision Works
Details the inner workings of the eye as well as visual disorders.

NEI Photo and Image Catalog
"National Eye Institute's Photograph and Image Catalog is a collection of vision-related images that can be downloaded in a variety of formats."

Antique Spectacles
History of vision aids.

Professional Organizations

National Academy of Opticianry
"The National Academy of Opticianry is an international organization dedicated solely to education and training for ALL opticians."

American Optometric Association
Contains the latest news about the profession.

Opticians Association of Massachusetts
"The Opticians Association of Massachusetts seeks to advance the skills and knowledge of the licensed optician…" From the website.

Employment & Job Boards

Indeed.com
A conglomerate of newspaper employment listings, employment websites, and professional organizations.

SELECTED OPTICIANRY MAGAZINES

Optician
E-Journal in EBSCO. From January 2002-Present.
Provides information and educational needs for optometrists, dispensing opticians and optical manufacturers

Optometry Today
E-Journal in Gale Power Search: 2007-Present.
Provides the latest news and information about optometry
.