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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

June 13, 2022
COVID 19 Update 50

As most of you are aware, effective June 11, 2022, the Ontario Government revoked all remaining directives relating to the health care sector, including the requirements for masks and screening in health care settings. [ read more ]

June 10, 2022
COVID-19 update #49

On Wednesday the Ontario Government announced that effective Saturday, June 11, 2022, the current Directives, including the Operational Requirements: Health Sector Restart document that require masks and screening in health care settings will be revoked. [ 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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