What Is ODSP Today, we are going to learn about ODSP vision care benefits. So far in our series of provincial vision care benefits, we have covered OHIP. Let's see how the ODSP vision care benefits are going to unfold! ODSP or the Ontario Disability Support Program is a provincial social assistance service provided by … Continue reading A Guide to ODSP Vision Care Benefits
Since the Coronavirus lockdown started in Ontario, opticians and other healthcare professionals are required to avoid non-essential services. The Ministry of Health issued this directive to protect the public and healthcare providers. So for as long as the lockdown continues, we should expect this to be the new norm. The good news is all regulatory … Continue reading Is Your Optician Coronavirus Ready?
OHIP (Ontario Health Insurance Plan) is the provincial health care plan funded by the Government of Ontario which covers many health expenses including eye exams. OHIP eye exam coverage is not universal, nor is it particularly straightforward. This article will be your guide to OHIP eye exam coverage. Who Should Know About OHIP Eye Exam … Continue reading A Guide to OHIP Eye Exam Coverage
In this post, I’m going to share with you some tips to help you make the most of your studies. Note that I chose Opticianry as an example, but these tips can be applied to any field of study. Ready? Let’s dive in! 1. Know What to Expect Knowing what to expect from your chosen … Continue reading How to Make the Most of Your Studies
Welcome to part II of Opticianry Schools! In Part I, we reviewed opticianry schools in Ontario offering the program in traditional-classroom-style delivery. We also did a comparison of the two schools and briefly went over what to expect from your studies. Here we are going to learn about a third option to become a licensed … Continue reading Opticianry Schools Part II
Choosing your field of study, or more specifically, choosing what to take on as your career, can be one of the hardest decisions anyone has to make in life. No matter what stage of life you are in, it is worth taking some time to get to know yourself better. This is called self-awareness, and … Continue reading Choosing Your Field of Study
In the previous post, we covered what opticianry is and what opticians do. Today, we are going to learn about education and training options available for those of you interested in entering the field. I decided to write this post in two parts to keep things easy to navigate through. Now, let's get started with … Continue reading Opticianry Schools Part I
Opticianry is an exciting field of study, as it touches on a variety of topics, from hard and soft sciences to design and art. However, if we define the word "Opticianry" in itself, it is the practical study of light and its properties (i.e. optics), as applied to correct problems associated with the human visual … Continue reading What is Opticianry?