OAV Career Center

Whether you are looking a new position or a new hire, the OAV Career Center is the place for you!




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OAV 2017 Eye Ball

Save the Date for the 2017 OAV EyeBall on May 6, 2017 in Richmond.
Inducting Opticians to Optician Emeritus and presenting Optician of the Year Award




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Opticians Association of America

The OAV is proud to be a member of the OAA.  All the OAA benefits extend to OAV members too!




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Am I Legal? Seminar for Tidewater Opticians

Am I required to give a patient their PD? * Can I charge for a PD?
Can I fill an expired Rx? * Does the doctor have to release the Rx?

Find out answers to these questions and more at this Tidewater-area seminar.

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The OAV is the exclusive representative of over 1,900 opticians licensed by the State of Virginia.

Our website provides our members and the public with information about the OAV and the role of Opticianry in improving the vision of all Virginians.


The purpose of the Opticians Association of Virginia is to advance the skillful practice of Opticianry for the safety and welfare of the people of Virginia, by representing, educating and serving all Opticians.

Who We Are

The Opticians Association of Virginia is the exclusive representation of Opticians in Virginia. We are a non-profit association represented by volunteers on the Board of Directors.

What we Do

The OAV represents Virginia’s opticians in the legislature and follows potential changes to laws that may affect Virginia’s Opticians. We also assist opticians in furthering their knowledge by hosting two educational conferences a year.