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OAO Membership

Membership provides many benefits, including knowledge sharing, career support, continuing education, insurance and more.

OAO Membership provides many benefits, including knowledge sharing, career support, continuing education, insurance and more. Below you will find a list of OAO events. OAO members who attend events are eligible for reduced rates. For more details on how to become a member, please visit our Membership page.


OAO CE@Home Webinars


All CE@Home webinars are free for OAO members.

Feb. 22 from 7:45 - 8:45 p.m.: Scleral Specialty Contacts - Sponsor: X-Cel Specialty Contacts

Speaker: Dr. Andrew Biondo 

Learning Objectives 
 scleral lens patient selection 
 insertion and removal techniques 
 fitting the Atlantis Scleral: from start to finish 
 proper care and handling of scleral lenses 
 troubleshooting: fogging, wetting, wear time and more 
 incorporating scleral lenses into your practice 

1.5 Hour Category B Continuing Education Credit



Mar. 6 from 8 - 9:30 p.m.: The Art of Retailing - Sponsor: Luxottica

Speaker: Alessandro Baronti 

This is a learning opportunity with a different perspective. We are on a journey to discover how the customer shops and thinks. Discover how to attract and capture consumer attention, engage on an emotional level and create a unique shopping experience with the Art of Retailing. Upon completion of this program, the participant should be able to Understand the changing customer demographics. Learn how store traffic and layout affects sales Understand contemporary merchandising and communication concept structure 1 Hour Category B Continuing Education Credit



May 8: Premium Sun Selling from 8 - 9:30 p.m. - Sponsor: Luxottica

Speaker: Alessandro Baronti 

Recognize the sales opportunity when educating the patient/consumer on how high quality, premium sunglasses are the only choice for consumers to protect their sight and understand the harmful effects of UV rays on our eyes and vision.  Upon completion of this program, the participant should be able to: 
 Understand the harmful effects of UV rays on our eyes and vision. 
 Recognize the sales opportunity when educating customers on how high quality, premium sunglasses are the only choice for consumers 
 To best protect their sight. 
 Teach how to better educate customers on Premium Sunwear 

1 Hour Category B Continuing Education Credit




OAO Symposium and InfoMart 2017 - April 7-9, 2017

Registration is now open for this year's Symposium and InfoMart, taking place at the Sheraton Toronto Centre in Toronto from April 7-9.

Highlights:
TPA Update: Dr. Kyle Chetham
Also featuring speakers Drs. Cindy Hutnik, John Gonder, Richard Maharaj, Clara Chan
Optometric Staff program
Patient Excellence Day for optometrists and staff 
OCT Seminars
Concussion and Low Vision Workshops
College of Optometrists update: Record keeping and new Violence in the Workplace regulations

Go to www.oaosymposium.com for more details and to register.