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We protect the public by regulating Ontario opticians, to ensure they maintain a high Standard of Practise and professionalism.

Recent News

November 29, 2021
Attend the Board Meeting on YouTube, December 6

We invite you to join the next virtual Board of Directors meeting on YouTube on Monday, December 6, 2021, from 10:25, am to 4:00 pm [ read more ]

September 29, 2021
Observe National Day for Truth & Reconciliation

September 30, 2021, will mark Orange Shirt Day, the national day of remembrance for victims of Indian Residential Schools in Canada, and the first federal National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. While this will not be a statutory holiday in Ontario, the College has determined to designate this as a [ read more ]

Public Blog

April 21, 2021
Optician, Optometrist, Ophthalmologist? Do you know the Difference?

When it comes to your health, especially your eyes, being informed is essential. With vision care, patients are often uncertain which health professional delivers which service. [ read more ]

November 5, 2020
Here’s what you need to know about accessing your personal health information

In 2004, the Ontario Government introduced the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA) [ read more ]

Registrant Blog

August 27, 2021
Registration Fees: The Why and the How

Opticians are among 26 health professions that have been granted the privilege to regulate themselves by the provincial government. [ read more ]

March 17, 2021
Record Keeping: It’s All About the Details

Document, document, document. Comprehensive and accurate notes are important anytime you engage with a patient, but especially so when you encounter a challenging situation in your practice.   [ read more ]

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