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Electronic Dispensing Aids: Friend or Foe?

For many years I have noticed one of the overarching elements opticians have been concerned with is their place amid OD’s, MD’s and frame stylists. State by state the requirements to call oneself an optician differs considerably. Here at Opticians Association of America we try to advocate for regulatory consistency while promoting education and continued progress as a profession. It is in this light that I attempt to elevate the discussion of electronic dispensing aids (EDA’s).