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Optician Washington DC

Opticians are also known as dispensing opticians and they help people select and fit eyeglasses and contact lenses. They also recommend eyeglass frames, recommend lenses, fit new eyeglasses, fix eyeglasses, grind lenses and insert lenses into eyeglass frames. See below for staffing agencies and job search companies in Washington, DC who can help you break into the healthcare industry.

NRI Staffing Resources
(202) 466-2160
1015 18th St NW Ste 710
Washington, DC
Type of Service
temporary, temporary/part time, part time

Metropolitan Staffing Associates, LLC
(703) 921-3860
1940 Duke St Ste 200
Alexandria, VA
Type of Service
temporary, long-term, temporary/part time, part time

Dynamix Corporation
(301) 513-0101
9111 Edmonston Rd Ste 100
Greenbelt, MD
Type of Service
temporary, long-term, temporary/part time, part time

iPlace USA
(310) 691-8537
8300 Boone Blvd
Vienna, VA
Main Industries / Positions
Information Technology, Finance, Healthcare

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Absolute Staffers, LLC
(301) 498-0000
14502 Greenview Dr Ste 208
Laurel, MD
Type of Service
long-term

NEUVENTURE
(866) 218-2125
2 Wisconsin Circle
Chevy Chase , MD
Main Industries / Positions
Legal, Healthcare, Information Technology

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Schwelling Recruiting Services
(703) 898-0401
4803 Erie St
College Park, MD
Main Industries / Positions
Healthcare, Sales, Marketing

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CMS Recruiting Consultants
(301) 538-5925
15903 Bishopstone Terrace
Upper Marlboro, MD
Main Industries / Positions
Information Technology, Healthcare, Finance

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Professional Services Network, Inc.
(877) 753-1776
13975 Connecticut Ave Ste 210
Silver Spring, MD
Type of Service
temporary, long-term, temporary/part time, part time

Faro Consultants International, LLC
(703) 281-1122
2740 Chain Bridge Rd
Vienna, VA
Main Industries / Positions
Healthcare, Legal, Executive

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Career Profile for Opticians, Dispensing

Career Overview

Design, measure, fit, and adapt lenses and frames for client according to written optical prescription or specification. Assist client with selecting frames. Measure customer for size of eyeglasses and coordinate frames with facial and eye measurements and optical prescription. Prepare work order for optical laboratory containing instructions for grinding and mounting lenses in frames. Verify exactness of finished lens spectacles. Adjust frame and lens position to fit client. May shape or reshape frames.<>

Career Outlook

Employment of dispensing opticians is expected to grow about as fast as average for all occupations through 2018, as the population ages and demand for corrective lenses increases. Very good job prospects are expected.

Employment change. Employment in this occupation is expected to rise 13 percent over the 2008–18 decade. Middle age is a time when many individuals use corrective lenses for the first time, and elderly persons generally require more vision care than others. As the share of the population in these older age groups increases and as people live longer, more opticians will be needed to provide service to them. In addition, awareness of the importance of regular eye exams is increasing across all age groups, especially children and those over the age of 65. Recent trends indicate a movement toward a "low vision" society, where a growing number of people view things that are closer in distance, such as computer monitors, over the course of an average day. This trend is expected to increase the need for eye care services. Fashion also influences demand. Frames come in a growing variety of styles, colors, and sizes, encouraging people to buy more than one pair.

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