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Educational Resources

Here at Three Rivers Optical, we believe in constant, continuing education. Our Account Managers are always available to provide new lens information and best practices to business owners and employees. We provide “lunch and learns” or dinner meetings for your convenience. In addition, below are some of the best offerings available to those in the eye care industry when it comes to learning more about the products, theories, and technologies that help shape it.


As the optical industry’s leading publication, 20/20 is THE source for the newest eye care technology, hottest frame fashions, and latest product innovations.

Optician’s Handbook

Opticians Handbook is an interactive online guide that provides Opticians with the training and information they need to keep pace with today’s rapidly-changing product environment. It’s an invaluable tool for industry professionals who want to receive expert education and instruction on a wide range of topics.


As the voice of the U.S. standards and conformity assessment system, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) empowers its members and constituents to strengthen the U.S. marketplace position in the global economy while helping to assure the safety and health of consumers and the protection of the environment.

American Board of Opticianry and National Contact Lens Board

The American Board of Opticianry and National Contact Lens Examiners (ABO-NCLE) is a national, non-profit organization which administers voluntary certification examinations for dispensing opticians and contact lens technicians.

The Vision Council/Optical Laboratory Association (OLA) 

The Vision Council represents the manufacturers and suppliers of the optical industry through education, advocacy, consumer outreach, strategic relationship building, and industry forums.