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Manager Professional Experience

New York, New York, United States
January 18, 2017

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Edward Smith

**-** ***** ****** ***** Meadows, NY 11365 Phone: 917-***-**** Email:

Managing Ophthalmic Dispenser

Successful and dedicated ophthalmic professional with years of experience and expertise and a broad spectrum of abilities seeks position as Manager of Ophthalmic dispensary •Intelligent and understanding approach to clientele with proven positive response and excellent satisfaction rate • Personal attention to each patient’s needs and strong working relationship with ophthalmologists.

Licenses & Professional Memberships

State of New York License

State of New Jersey License

Fellow National Academy of Opticians

American Board of Opticians Certified

Responsibilities include:

Sole management of ophthalmic dispensary in large multi-doctor ophthalmology office as well as at the North Shore Medical Group Ophthalmology Center, Huntington, NY and Maimonides Hospital, Brooklyn, NY

Successfully converted many bifocal and multi-focal lens wearers to progressives addition lenses with a high satisfaction rate

Helped doctors solve many optical problems that patients experienced with their eyeglasses

Discussed lens design, materials and treatments with patient to satisfy visual requirements

Helped patients with frame selection to accommodate facial and Rx requirements

All record keeping, computer entry, inventory control, frame purchasing and lens ordering, preparing payroll, submitting insurance claims

All phases of benchwork including rimless

Professional Experience:

Ophthalmic Dispenser Feb. 2003 - Present

Retail Optical Stores in Nassau County, NY

Ophthalmic Dispenser May 2000 - Jan 2003

Opti-Tech Inwood, NY

*Awarded Highest Average Sale Award*

Ophthalmic Dispenser Oct. 1999 - April 2000

Medical Eyeglass Center Summit, NJ

Owner/Ophthalmic Dispenser May 1990- June1998 Eyevue Opticians Bronx, NY

A retail optical store specializing in mid to high end frames, premium lenses and custom lens treatments

Ophthalmic Dispenser 1986-1990

Eye Designs of Westchester Scarsdale, NY

Ophthalmic Dispenser 1984-1986 Optical Exchange New York, NY

Ophthalmic Dispenser 1983-1984

Gerson Hall, OD (retired) Bronx, NY

Benchman 1981-1983

Jack Goldberg, OD Fort Lee, NJ


Queens College, BA

NYC Technical College Associates Degree in Applied Science

Refractometry Course, NYC Technical College

All required courses for NY and NJ for continuing education for licensure


Personal and professional letters of recommendation and references upon request

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