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ACAO – Your Vision, Our Focus

The Alberta College and Association of Opticians (ACAO) serves both the public and our members. We regulate opticians in the province of Alberta under the Health Professions Act. We also provide continuing education opportunities, seminars, events, and more to our members.

Regulated Health Professionals

The title “Optician” is protected in Alberta, which means that it is illegal to practice as an optician unless you are licensed. Opticians must keep up with continuing competency requirements in order to stay licensed. To keep the public safe, we ensure that our members maintain their skills!

 

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September is Healthy Aging Month! As you age, your eyes age too. Presbyopia occurs naturally as you get older, and[...]
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Early Bird Registration begins! Get your registration done early and we will enter you into a draw for prizes. Early[...]
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October is Halloween Safety Month! Scary makeup and spooky contact lenses are fun additions to your Halloween costume, but they[...]
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Diabetic Eye Disease November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month. Do you have or know someone who has diabetes? Diabetic[...]
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The NACOR Exam is scheduled for November 1st – November 3rd,2019 in Barrie, Ontario. Please note that these dates are[...]

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